Kisan Mela cum awareness held

Kisan Mela cum awareness held

TMB Report

Imphal: As part of the “Jal Shakti Abhiyan” organised from April to October, 2022, the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bishnupur, Manipur organized the “Kisan Mela-cum-Awareness Programme” in the Krishi Vigyan Kendra Campus on October 18.

In his address as the Chief Guest, Utlou GP Pradhan N. Sharat Singh insisted on the need for micro-irrigation and “More Crop per Drop Technique” and the adoption of advanced techniques for soil water conservation.

President, BJP Kisan Morcha, Bishnupur K. James Singh graced as the Guests of Honour during the occasion.

 Th. Chaoba Singh, Ex Union Minister and Chairman, KVK Bishnupur for Jal Shakti Abhiyan programme in Bishnupur district, emphasised on the need to control indiscriminate use of groundwater.

Dr. Kh. Brajamani Meetei, Head & Senior Scientist, KVK, Bishnupur, Manipur highlighted the role of technical backstopping followed by a scientific interaction with the KVK Scientist (Agronomy) Dr. Sakhen Sorokhaibam on Water Use Efficiency of Rabi Crops, who outlined the importance of effective water management through crop planning and water conservation in the Rainfed agriculture.

The farmers were apprised about the micro-irrigation systems, rain water harvesting, water conservation, appropriate crops, and efficient water management for livestock & aquaculture. Method demonstrations on Millet cultivation and Demonstration of Small Farm Implements were also organised during the event.

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