Trng-cum-demo on application of microbial products in plant health management

Port Blair
15 Dec 2018

Two training-cum-demonstration programmes on application of microbial products in plant health management were conducted in Panighat and RK gram villages of Mayabunder and Diglipur areas recently by ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair in coordination with Department of Agriculture, A&N Administration.
Altogether, 70 farmers from Panighat, Webi, RK gram and DB gram villages attended the meeting and benefitted. Dr. K. Sakthivel, Course Director explained about importance of organic farming and method of application of CIARI Bio-consortia for better plant health management and interacted the farmers about pest and disease problems in their fields and suggested non chemical management. Technical demonstrations were given by Mr. Shyam Sundar Rao, T-3.  The trainings were coordinated by Assistant Directors, Mr. Soundararajan and Mr. Dilip Kumar in their respective zones. Other officials of Department of Agriculture were also participated in the trainings and the overall guidance was given by Dr. A. Kundu, Director, ICAR-CIARI here.