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Programmes of KVK, Kottayam for the year 2019-20

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  • As part of world environment day, 2019, 500 tree saplings were planted on 4th June jointly by KVK Kottayam and Kumarkom Grama Panchayat along the road sides of Kumarakom. It is targeted to cover 7 kms by MGNREG workers. The programme was inaugurated by Hon. MLA Adv. K Suresh Kurup.
  • A seminar on significance of world environment day 2019 focusing on air pollution was handled by Dr. Devi V S, Assistant Professor (Agronomy) at KSSS, Chaithanya , Thellakom on June 5th 250 farmers participated in the programme which was inagurated by Sri. Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan Hon. MLA Kottayam.
  • As part of school reopening, guava saplings were distributed to students of Govt. U.P School, Kumarakom on 6th June. The programme was inaugurated by Sri. A P Salimon, President, Kumarakom Grama Panchayat.
  • For increasing the income of farmers in kottayam district, baseline information of were colleted from  160 selected farmers residing in T V Puram, Thrikkodithanam, Aymanam panchayats for implementing the Doubling Farmers income programme.
  • Soil Health campaign was conducted by KVK Kottayam at Krishi Bhavan, Vechoor on 29.06.2019. A session on paddy cultivation was also conducted as part of the programme. A total of 51 farmers participated in the campaign.
  • Farmer scientist interaction programme was conducted by KVK Kottayam at Aymanam Grama Panchayat Hall on 30.07.19. About 85 farmers participated in the programme. Subject Matter specialists of respective subjects provided suggestions to the farmers for their queries.
  • National Animal Disease Control Programme for FMD and brucellosis and Artificial insemination was conducted at KVK, Kottayam on 11.09.19. Dr. Dileep, District Veterinary Officer addressed the dairy farmers for creating awareness on the same.
  • Diploma in Agricultural Extension Services for Input Dealers (DAESI), training programme jointly organized by Kerala Agricultural University, SAMETI and MANAGE was conducted at KVK from 11.10.2018 to 4.09.2019.
  • The “Tree plantation campaign” funded by IFFCO was conducted at the KVK on 17.09.2019. Under this programme, the KVK planted around 700 trees of different species in different schools of the district, in the roadsides of Kumarakom Panchayat as well as in the KVK farm.
  • A seminar on ‘Soil health management for improved yield’ was jointly organized by KVK in collaboration with FACT as part of the Fertilizer Awareness Programme on 23.10.2019. Fifty farmers attended the seminar.
  • Mahila Kisan Diwas was organized at grama panchayat, Kumarakom on 15.10.2019 in which a training on nutrition in diet was conducted to CDS workers by Dr. Jisha A Prabha, Asst Prof (Home Science). 
  • World soil day was celebrated on December 5th 2019. Kumarakom Grama Panchayat president inaugurated the function. Program Coordinator briefed the farmers about the importance of conducting the Soil Day and the soil testing services provided by KVK. Final year BSc. (Ag) students of College of Agriculture, Vellayani took classes on importance of soil health and soil sampling procedures.
  • A session on “Women in Agriculture” was handled by Dr. G. Jayalekshmi, Programme Coordinator, in the Karshika Mela organized at Thodupuzha, Idukki district on 01.01.2020.
  • Final year BSc. (Ag) students of College of Agriculture, Padannakad, College of Horticulture, Vellanikkara and College of Agriculture, Vellayani were given training as part of the RAWE programme. They visited the field of Sri. Joy Ittoop a progressive farmer practicing IFS(Oru nellum oru meenum) for the past 25 years.

Exhibitions

  • KVK had set up an exhibition stall at the venue of pre-VAIGA meeting at Kumarakom, Kottayam on 22.11.19. Hon. Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare visited the exhibition stall and gave valuable suggestions. KVK bagged second prize for the exhibition stall at the event.
  • KVK participated in the exhibition conducted by the Social Service Society, Pala from 27.11.19 to 30.11.19.
  • VAIGA 2020: Value added products from jack and nutmeg were displayed at the KAU pavilion in VAIGA 2020 conducted on 4.01.2020 to 7.01.2020.

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