• Krishak Goshti at village Kabhari (Almora) under SCSP Programme

    A Krishak Goshti was organized in village Kabhari, Dhaula Devi block of Almora District under the Schedule Caste Sub-Plan (SCSP) programme of the Institute on 15 January 2020. During the gosthi, the farmers were given live demonstrations on Vivek Millet Thresher-cum-Pearler, VL Light Trap & entomopathogen Bacillus cereus WGPSB-2, Small Farm Tools kit. They were also made aware about the vegetable cultivation, insect and pest management, polytank construction, etc. The queries of the farmers were also answered by the experts. At the end of the programme Vivek Millet Thresher-cum-Pearler, VL Light Trap along with entomopathogen (WGPSB-2), Small Farm Tools kit and vegetable seed of okra, brinjal, tomato, beans and bottle guard were distributed to the Schedule Caste farmers. The programme was coordinated by Dr. Sher Singh, Principal Scientist and Nodal Officer, SCSP Programme and Drs. N.K. Hedau, K.K. Mishra, Jitendra Kumar, Er. Shyam Nath, Er. Utkarsh Kumar and Mr. Amit Paschpur were experts during the gosthi.