Scientist Farmers Interactive Meeting


Scientist Farmers Interactive Meeting

ICAR – Krishi Vigyan Kendra, North Goa, ICAR – CCARI, Goa organized “Scientist Farmers Interactive Meeting” on 17th March, 2018. The programme was chaired by Dr. Pramod Sawant, Hon Speaker of the Goa Legislative Assembly, Government of Goa, as Chief Guest, Dr. A. R. Desai, Director In-charge, ICAR – Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa, Shri Sanjeev Mayekar, Project Director, ATMA, North Goa were also present.

Hon. Prime Minster, Shri Narendra Modiji's address from Krishi Unnati Mela, IARI, New Delhi was webcasted. Hon. Prime Minster has given more stress on technologies to be implemented in the agriculture for doubling the farmers income by 2022.

Dr. Pramod Sawant, Hon Speaker of the Goa Legislative Assembly, Government of Goa, addressed the gathering on value addition through food processing specially in cashew and jackfruit, mechanization in agriculture and allied sector, integrated farming system, Government support for agriculture and allied sector.

Dr. Gopal Mahajan, Scientist, Soil Science, ICAR – CCARI, Goa gave lecture on “Soil Test Based Fertilizer Application”.

Dr. Sanjay Udharwar, Programme coordinator Incharge, ICAR – KVK, North Goa proposed vote of thanks.

The Programme was compered by Shri Rahul Kulkarni, Senior Technical Officer, Soil Science Division, ICAR – CCARI, Goa. The programme  was attended by all line department, Department of Agriculture, ATMA - North Goa. The programme was attended by more than 150 participants from Bardez, Tiswadi, Valpoi, Sattari and Pernem. Shri Sidharth Marathe, Senior Technical Officer, PME cell, ICAR – CCARI, Goa took the farmers for Exposure Visit to ICAR institute.