ICAR-VPKAS, Almora organized National Mushroom Day

ICAR-Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan, Almora has organized National Mushroom Day on December 23, 2023. The theme was “Mushrooms for doubling the farmer’s income”. Dr. K.K Mishra, Principal Scientist & Head, Crop Protection Division & PI, AICRP on Mushroom project emphasized the nutritional and medicinal significance of mushrooms. He told the farmers about the biodiversity of mushroom species and also about the prime edible and medicinal mushrooms. Mushroom cultivation may enhance the livelihood of the farmers in terms of health and income. Dr. Mishra told the farmers regarding round the year mushroom cultivation by the farmers. A total of 22 participants from Uderkhani and Lob villages of district Bageshwar; Dadim village of district Nainital attended the programme. The programme ended with formal vote of thanks to the participants.