Pre Kharif Kisan  Mela cum Soil Health Campaign. 

 Pre Kharif Kisan  Mela cum Soil Health Campaign  was  organized  in Collaboration with  ATMA and DSAO,  Gondia at village Boda, Tal. Tirora, Dist. Gondia on 03.05.2023. The  program was  chaired by Mr. Ajit G. Adsule, Project Director ATMA, Gondia in the presence of Dr.Syed Dr. Shakir Ali Senior Scientist and Head, KVK,Gondia, Mr. Chetlalji Bhagat, Member, Panchayat Samiti Tiroda, Mr. Sunil Nagdeve, Sarpanch, Gram Panchayat, Boda, Mr. Pankaj Jibhkate, Taluka Agriculture Officer, Tiroda Mr. Rajebhau Chavan, SMS (Ento.) Mr. M.V.Bhomte, SMS (Agro.), Mr. G.R Khedikar, PA ( LT)., Mr. Umesh Sonwane, ATM  ATMA,  Tiroda, Mr  L P Rinayat Agril Assit Boda, Mr.Kawarlal Bavne, Mr Ramesh Rinayat etc.

The introductory  remarks  were  given by Mr  Ramesh  Rinayat, Secretary  Krishi Vikas Shetkari Swam Sahayata Bachat Gat, Boda, and Mr. Umesh Sonwane

Followed by technical guidance by Mr. R.D Chavan on Pest and Disease management  of different  crops, Soil testing  and interpretation  of results by Mr. Ganesh  Khedikar, production technology  of various  Kharif  crops by Mr. Manoj Bhomte.

Mr. Chetlalji Bhagat, Panchayat Samiti member, gave information  about  the steps  to be taken  for adopting  various  technologies  for increasing  crop yield.

Dr Syed Shakir Ali, Senior Scientist and Head, motivated the farmers and suggested  them to become entrepreneurs and  businessmen. He briefed about various  technologies  to be adopted  and suggested  the farmers  to work on complete value chain of crops, including grading,  processing,  packing,  branding, marketing, etc. He briefed  about how to take a soil sample and suggested various alternative crops to increase the area and production.

Mr Ajit Adsule gave detailed  information about ATMA  and suggested  the farmers to take advantage  of various  programs  conducted  by ATMA.

MR Pankaj Jibkate TAO, Tirora  gave information about various Scheme available with State Agriculture Department and suggested  to take advantage.

Vote of thanks  was done by Mr Rinayat Agril Assit  while anchoring  was done by Mr. Ramesh Rinayat.

In all, more than 108 farmers, farm women, officials, and public representatives attended  Pre-Kharif and actively  participated in the event.