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Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting March 2022

Date:19/03/2022

Place: Seminar Hall KVK, Kollam

Objective:  Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA for field problems consolidation and recommendations.

About the Event: Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA. A total of 33 participants attend the programme ( Assistant Director of Agriculture, Agriculture officers,Block Technology Manager ). Dr. Poornima Yadav P I, Assistant  Professor (Agronomy) , Dr. Lekha M, Assistant  Professor (Entomology), Dr. Saroj Kumar V , Assistant  Professor (Horticulture) are also participated in the MTA meeting for field problems consolidation and recommendations.

Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting February 2022

Date:28/02/2022

Place: ATMA Hall, Kollam

Objective:  Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA for field problems consolidation and recommendations.

About the Event: Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA. A total of 48 participants attend the programme ( Assistant Director of Agriculture, Agriculture officers,Block Technology Manager ). Dr. Poornima Yadav P I, Assistant  Professor (Agronomy) , Dr. Lekha M, Assistant  Professor (Entomology), Dr. Saroj Kumar V , Assistant  Professor (Horticulture) are also participated in the MTA meeting for field problems consolidation and recommendations.

17th Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) Meeting 

Date:26/02/2022

About the Event: The 17th Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) Meeting was conducted on 26th February at the seminar hall of KVK Kollam. The inaugural session commenced at 10.30 AM with the welcome address of Dr. Jayasree Krishnankutty, Director of Extension, KAU. Hon`ble Vice-Chancellor of Kerala Agricultural University, Dr. R Chandra Babu inaugurated the SAC meeting.  A special address for the SAC was delivered by Dr. DV Srinivasa Reddy, Principal Scientist and Nodal Officer, ATARI Bangalore. Associate Director of Extension (SZ) and Associate Director of Research (SZ) also attended the meeting. Representatives from ICAR institutes, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Development and line departments of the District, Media personnel, Financial institutions, Progressive farmers and KVK groomed entrepreneurs actively participated in the deliberations. Apart from the members special invitees also attended the meeting. An Egger nursery demonstration unit and renovated Sales counter were inaugurated. A total of 16 numbers of leaflets, Newsletter, Coffee Table Book of KVK Kollam, Practical manual of nursery worker were released at the SAC meeting.

Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting December 2021

Date:28/12/2021

Place: ATMA Hall, Kollam

Objective:  Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA for field problems consolidation and recommendations.

About the Event: Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA. A total of 60 participants attend the programme ( Assistant Director of Agriculture, Agriculture officers,Block Technology Manager ). Dr. Poornima Yadav P I, Assistant  Professor (Agronomy) , Dr. Lekha M, Assistant  Professor (Entomology), Dr. Saroj Kumar V , Assistant  Professor (Horticulture) are also participated in the MTA meeting for field problems consolidation and recommendations.

 

Swachhta Pakhwada 2021- Composting of waste materials

Date:27/12/2021

Objective:  Composting of waste materials.

Swachhta Pakhwada 2021- Swachhata Awareness at Local Level

Date:24/12/2021

Objective:  Swachhata Awareness at Local Level

Swachhta Pakhwada 2021- Celebration of Special Day-Kisan Diwas (Farmer's Day)- 23 December conducted Swachhata awareness campaign to farmers

Date:23/12/2021

Objective:  Celebration of Special Day-Kisan Diwas (Farmer's Day)- 23 December conducted Swachhata awareness campaign to farmers.

Swachhta Pakhwada 2021- Technology Demonstration for osmo dehydrated Jack fruit and utilization of waste material for value added product

Date:22/12/2021

Place: Thazhava

Objective:  Technology Demonstration for osmo dehydrated Jack fruit and utilization of waste material for value added product.

Swachhta Pakhwada 2021- Campaign on cleaning of sewerage and water lines

Date:21/12/2021

Objective:  Campaign on cleaning of sewerage and water lines.

Swachhta Pakhwada 2021- Organic Waste Management

Date:20/12/2021

Objective:  Organic Waste Management.

Swachhta Pakhwada 2021- Microbial based vermi composting by banana farmers under Swachhta Action Plan 2020-2021

Date:18/12/2021

Place: Neduvathoor

Objective:  Microbial based vermi composting by banana farmers under Swachhta Action Plan 2020-2021.

Swachhta Pakhwada 2021- Cleaning of office premises

Date:17/12/2021

Objective:  Cleaning of office premises.

Swachhta Pakhwada 2021- Swachhta Pledge

Date:16/12/2021

Objective:  Taking Swachhta Pledge

About the Event: A total of 35 participants participated.

World Soil Day- Seminar on Importance of Soil Testing and Soil Health Card

Date:05/12/2021

Place: Krishi Bhavan , Thodiyoor

Objective:  To celebrate Soil Day to provide awareness on importance of soil testing and distribute Soil Health Card.

About the Event:

Inauguration: Mrs. Bindhu Ramachandran, Panchayat President, Thodiyoor
Government Officials
1. Mr.Sajikumar, Assistant Director of Agriculture, Mobile Soil Testing Lab, DoA, Kollam
2. Hareesh Kumar, Assistant Director of Agriculture, District Soil Testing Lab, DoA Kollam
3. Mrs. Keerthana, Agricultural Officer, Thodiyoor
KVK Kollam Scientist
Dr. Lekha M, Assistant Professor, Entamology
Dr. Saroj Kumar V, Assistant Professor, Horticulture

 

Project Formulation and Discussion - Agriculture and Allied Sectors Nedumpana Grama Panchayat Kollam

Date:04/12/2021

Place: KVK, Kollam

Objective:  Project Formulation and Discussion in Agriculture and Allied Sectors ,Panchayat specific action plan.

About the Event: Project Formulation and Discussion. In this programme Nedumpana Grama panchayat Officials (Panchayat president, Vice  president)  and Agricultural Officer, Nedumpana Krishi Bhavan are participated.

 

Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting November 2021

Date:30/11/2021

Place: ATMA Hall, Kollam

Objective:  Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA for field problems consolidation and recommendations.

About the Event: Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA. A total of 40 participants attend the programme ( Assistant Director of Agriculture, Agriculture officers,Block Technology Manager ). Dr. Poornima Yadav P I, Assistant  Professor (Agronomy) , Dr. Lekha M, Assistant  Professor (Entomology), Dr. Saroj Kumar V , Assistant  Professor (Horticulture), Mrs. Isabella Job, SMS, Agrometeorology(DAMU), Mrs. Shahina S , Agromet Observer(DAMU) are also participated in the MTA meeting for field problems consolidation and recommendations.

National Conference on Food and Agriculture Policy implication in India - NCFAPI 2021

Date:26/11/2021

Place: TKM College of Arts and Science, Karikkode, Kollam

Objective:  Technical paper presentation.

About the Event: Presented a paper on initiatives of  KVK  in managing post harvest losses in Kerala National Conference on Food and Agriculture Policy implication in India.Paper Presented by Smt. Shamsiya A H, Assistant Priofessor, KVK Kollam

Exhibition on Value addition 

Date:26/11/2021

Place: TKM College of Arts and Science, Karikkode, Kollam

Objective:  To showcase value addition technologies in the national conference on Food and Agriculture policy implication in India.

About the Event: KVK Kollam conducted an exhibition on value added products at TKM College of Arts and Science, Karikkode, Kollam inconnection with National conference on Food and Agriculture Policy Implication in India. Sri. P. Prasad, (Hon. Minister), Department of Agriculture Development & Farmers' Welfare , P. C. Vishnunath, MLA, Kundara were visited the exhibition stall.

 

 

Animal Health Camp and Exhibition

Date:10/11/2021

Objective:  Popularization of different varieties of compost including goat manure, poultry manure, cow manure and mixed manure, demonstration exhibited by Animal Husbandry Farmer.

About the Event: Animal Health Camp
1.Infertility- distributed infertility kit 10 selected farmers from Ksheera Samrithi group.
2. Distributed 5 molded azolla tanks for 5 duck rearing farmers in Kollam district to  promote azolla as an economic feed supplement for ducks for increasing egg production.
3. Distributed 5 kg poultry layer feed and 250gm of garlic to promote designer egg production by lowering the egg cholesterol level as apart of frontline demonstration programme.

 

Egger Nursery Unit - Chicks Distribution Inauguration

Date:10/11/2021

Objective:  To attain sustainability of egg production in Kollam District by promoting distribution of  fully vaccinated and dewormed 45 day old layer chicks to the farmers.

About the Event: Egger Nursery Unit Chicks Distribution Inaugurated by Shri. K HarshaKumar ,Block Panchayat President, Vettikavala

Technology Week 2021 - Seminar on “Role of Novel Techniques in generating Additional Income from Egg laying Chicks”

Date:10/11/2021

Objective:  To conduct seminar on “Role of Novel Techniques in generating Additional Income from Egg laying Chicks”.For familiarizing low cost techniques for the reduction of feed cost in poultry layer. 

About the Event: Seminar handled by Dr. D Shinekumar, Assistant Director , Animal Husbandry Department, Kollam.

 

 

Technology Week 2021 - Seminar on “Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Tuber Crops”

Date:09/11/2021

Objective:  To conduct Seminar on the topic “Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Tuber Crops”.

About the Event: Seminar handled by  Dr. Sajeev M S,  Principal Scientist, Central Tuber Crop Research Institute,  Sreekariyam, TVM

  

Technology Week 2021 - Seminar on “Scientific cultivation of tropical tuber crops for sustainable productivity.”

Date:08/11/2021

Objective:  To conduct seminar on the topic “Scientific cultivation of tropical tuber crops for sustainable productivity.”

About the Event: Seminar handled by Dr. Susan John ,  Principal Scientist, ICAR, Central Tuber Crop Research Institute, Sreekariyam, Thiruvananthapuram

TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2021

Start date: 08/11/2021

End date: 12/11/2021

Objective: Creating awareness and dissemination of technologies related to  agriculture and allied sectors. Also conduct Seminars, Exhibition, Agro- Clinic, Experience Sharing, Animal Health Camp.

About the Event: 
Technology Week 2021
2021 November 8
10:00 AM:  Inaugural Function
                    Prayer
 Welcome and Introductory Remarks:  Dr. Bini Sam, Professor and Head, KVK, Kollam
Presidential Address                          :  Shri. K. Harshakumar, Block Panchayat President, Vettikavala
Inauguration                                       : Adv. Sam K Daniel, Kollam District Panchayat President
Felicitation                                         : Smt. Bindhu Prasad, Ward Member
                                                             Dr. Joy M, Professor and Head, FSRS

Chief Guest                                       : Dr. V.Venkatasubramanian, Director,ICAR-ATARI , Bengaluru
Vote of Thanks                                  :  Dr, Bindhu Podikunju, Assistant Professor, KVK, Kollam

Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting October 2021

Date:29/10/2021

Place: DSTL , Kuripuzha

Objective:  Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA for field problems consolidation and recommendations.

About the Event: Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA. A total of 46 participants attend the programme ( Assistant Director of Agriculture, Agriculture officers, Agriculture Manager, Block Technology Manager ). Dr. Poornima Yadav P I, Assistant  Professor (Agronomy) , Dr. Lekha M, Assistant  Professor (Entomology), Dr. Saroj Kumar V , Assistant  Professor (Horticulture) are also participated in the MTA meeting for field problems consolidation and recommendations.

Sale of Agricultural Inputs- Green Wheels and Farmer Scientist Interface

Date:26/10/2021

Place:Inchakkadu

Objective: Sale of Agricultural Inputs-Green Wheels and Farmer Scientist Interface

About the Event: This programme is inaugurated by Mrs.Sreekala, Ward Member Mylom.Sale of Agricultural Inputs, Bioagents, Homecare products, Planting materials-Green Wheels at Inchakkadu and Farmer Scientist Interface handled by Dr.  Bini Sam ( Professor and Head, KVK Kollam),  Dr. Poornima Yadav P I ( Assistant Professor, KVK Kollam), Dr. Lekha M( Assistant Professor, KVK Kollam), Smt. Shamsiya A H( Assistant Professor, KVK Kollam), Dr. Parvathy S( Assistant Professor, KVK Kollam) and Dr. Saroj Kumar V( Assistant Professor, KVK Kollam). A total of 120 participants attended the programme.

Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting October 2021

Date:01/10/2021

Place: ATMA Hall Kollam

Objective:  Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA for field problems consolidation and recommendations.

About the Event: Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA. A total of 37 participants attend the programme ( Assistant Director of Agriculture, Agriculture officers, Agriculture Manager, Block Technology Manager ).

Farmer Scientist Interface - Climate Resilient Agriculture

Date:28/09/2021

Place:KVK Kollam

Objective: Farmer Scientist Interface - Climate Resilient Agriculture.

About the Event: The programme handled by Dr.Poornima Yadav P I, Assistant Professor (Agronomy) and Dr.Lekha M, Assistant Professor (Entomology). A total of 61 participants attended the programme.

Online Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting 2021

Date:31/08/2021

Place: Online

Objective: Online Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA for field problems consolidation and recommendations.

About the Event: Online Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA. A total of 50 participants attend the programme ( Assistant Director of Agriculture, Agriculture officers, Agriculture Manager, Block Technology Manager ).

Online Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting 2021

Date:29/07/2021

Place: Online

Objective: Online Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA for field problems consolidation and recommendations.

About the Event: Online Monthly Technology Advisory Meeting for Kollam District in collaboration  with ATMA. A total of 45 participants attend the programme ( Assistant Director of Agriculture, Agriculture officers, Agriculture Manager, Block Technology Manager ).

Farmer Scientist Interface - Onathinu Oru Muram Pachakkari

Date:25/06/2021

Place: KVK, Kollam

Objective: Farmer Scientist Interface.

About the Event: The programme Farmer Scientist Interface was inaugurated by Adv. Brijesh Abraham, District Panchayat Member. Farmer Scientist Interface handled by Dr. Poornima Yadav P I, Assistant Professor (Agronomy), KVK Kollam, Dr. Lekha M, Assistant Professor ( Plant Protection), KVK Kollam, Dr. Saroj Kumar V, Assistant Professor (Horticulture), KVK Kollam, Dr. Susha S Thara , Assistant Professor, CoA Vellayani.

Farmer Scientist Interface 

Date:28/05/2021

Place: KVK, Kollam

Objective: Farmer Scientist Interface.

About the Event: The programme Farmer Scientist Interface was inaugurated virtually by Dr. Jiju P Alex , Director of Extension Kerala Agricultural University.

Creating and sustaining 'Green Space' in homesteads 

Date:27/05/2021

Place: KVK, Kollam

Objective: Creating and sustaining 'Green Space' in homesteads through school children

About the Event: The programme Creating and sustaining 'Green Space' in homesteads through school children was inaugurated virtually by the Hon' ble Vice Chancellor of Kerala Agricultural University Dr. R Chandra Babu on 27 th May 2021 through google meet online platform.Dr. Jiju P Alex , Director of Extension Kerala Agricultural University delivered the welcome address and vote of thanks to the function was given by Dr. Bini Sam , Professor and Head KVK Kollam. A webinar on 'Tuber crop cultivation'  by  Dr. Poornima Yadav P I, Assistant  Professor , KVK Kollam. After the virtual session , the green space kit  which includes high yielding varieties of  Tuber crops, vegetable seedlings and seeds along with critical inputs like biocontrol agents and biofertilizers were handed over to the agri club student members of the GHSS Sadanandapuram.

World Water Day Celebration

Date:22/03/2021

Place: KVK, Kollam

Objective: World Water Day Celebration

About the Event:

World Water Day Celebration

KVK Kollam celebrated World Water Day (Theme Valuing Water) by organizing an array of programmes like awareness classes, quiz competition for school children and field visits to the plots of soil and water conservation (vetiver and geotextiles ). The programme was inaugurated by Sri. Ajith Kumar P U, Asst. Director of Agriculture, Vettikkavala and presided over by Dr.Bini Sam, Professor and Head, KVK Kollam. The key note address was given by Sri. Mohanlal B, State Agriculture Award Winner (Best Teacher) for the year 2020, Govt. VHSS, Sadanandapuram. Dr. Bindu M R Professor and Head, FSRS Sadanandapuram felicitated the programme. The state award winners were honored by handing over trophies. Three awareness programmes on Climate and Water, soil and water conservation and rain water harvesting were organized and handled  by Dr. Poornima Yadav P I, Asst. Professor (Agronomy) and Dr. Bini Sam Professor and Head, KVK Kollam. Vote of thanks was given by Dr. Lekha M. Quiz competition was conducted for the school children and distributed participation certificates. A total of 90 participants were attended the programme.

International Women's Day

Date: 08/03/2021

Place: KVK, Kollam

Objective: Woman Leadership in Agriculture: Entrepreneurship, Equity and Empowerment

About the Event: International Women's Day Celebration

Scientific Advisory Committee

Date: 03/03/2021

Place: KVK, Kollam

Objective: Scientific Advisory Committee

About the Event:

Welcome    - Dr. Jiju P AlexDirector of Extension, KAU
Opening remarks - Dr. R. Chandra Babu, Hon. Vice Chancellor, KAU.
Special Address - Dr. V. Venkatasubramanian, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Bengaluru
Vote of Thanks - Dr. Bini Sam, Programme Co-ordinator

 

Inauguration of Protein Park

Date:25/01/2021

Place:KVK, Kollam(Online Mode)

Objective: Inauguration of Protein Park - ‘Protein Parks’ for Food and Nutritional Security and for sustainable soil health.

About the Event: The Kendra popularized the sustainability of rice- rice- pulse cropping system which emphasizes the need of pulse cultivation as an integral part in different agro ecological units under a State Plan Project (2018-19) entitled ‘Establishment of Protein Park in the rice growing tracts of Kollam district for food and nutritional security with special emphasis on soil health’ which helped to increase the production of pulses in the district. In order to enhance the farmers’ income, the Kendra established a Mini Dal Mill for easy, efficient and cheap post harvest handling and processing of pulses especially blackgram for better market price. The Hon. Minister for Department of Agriculture Development & Farmers' Welfare Adv. V. S Sunilkumar inaugurated (online mode) on 25th January 2021.

Inauguration of drone technology for spraying micronutrients in paddy

Date:26/12/2020

Place: Kuzhiyam, Perinad

Objective: Spraying KAU sampoorna micronutrient in paddy through drone technology

About the Event: Spraying KAU sampoorna micronutrient in paddy through drone technology inaugurated  by J. Mercykutty Amma, Minister for Fisheries, Harbour Engineering, Cashew Industry; Fisheries University, Government of Kerala

 

 

World Soil Day

Date:05/12/2020

Place: KVK,Kollam

Objective: To make farmers and youths to aware about soil health and its management, to highlight the status of soil in the District, measures to improve the soil health, cropping systems for enhancing soil fertility.

About the Event: A webinar on ' Soil health for healthy people' , organized by KVK, Kollam through online platform, 43 participants which include farmers and Agriculture Department Officials.The programme was inaugurated by Smt. Soniya V.R Project Director, ATMA,Kollam. 35 soil health cards were handed over to Smt. Tissy Raichel Thomas, Agriculture Officer, Kulakkada by Dr.Bini Sam, Professor and Head KVK, Kollam for distributing same to farmers.

 

 

Inauguration of EKA Kit 

Date:27/11/2020

Place: KVK, Kollam

Objective: Production and distribution of EKA kit as part of Subhiksha Keralam.

About the Event: Inauguration of EKA Kit sale - Dr. Jiju P Alex, Director of Extension , Kerala Agricultural University
Felicitation - Smt. Jaya V , Principal Agriculture Officer, Kollam
Presided by Dr. Bini Sam, Professor and Head, KVK, Kollam
Welcome address - Smt. Shamsiya A H, Assistant Professor,  KVK, Kollam
Keynote address - Dr. Nisha S K, Assistant Professor,  KVK, Kollam
Vote of thanks - Dr. Poornima Yadav P I, Assistant Professor,  KVK, Kollam

Mahila Kisan Diwas 2020

Date:15/10/2020

Place: KVK,Kollam

Objective: Women Empowerment and celebration of Mahila Kisan Diwas.

About the Event: Two trainings are organized that are Health and well being of women and role of nutrition , Role of women in agriculture.

Gandhi Jayanthi celebration

Start Date:28/09/2020

End Date: 02/10/2020

Place: KVK,Kollam

About the Event: KVK Kollam organized special lectures on the Gandhian Philosophy on Agriculture, Swachhta and Women Empowerment in online plat form and on campus. Dr. L. Vijai, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Government College for Women, Thiruvanathapuram was delivered the lecture on “Gandhian Philosophy on Agriculture” through online platform. 45 farmers (online platform) and 16 KVK staff were participated. He concluded that Gandhian model of Agriculture is one of the best models of sustainable development. “To forget how to dig the earth and tend the soil is to forget ourselves.“ - This statement from Gandhi has a lot to learn for one to understand the basic philosophy behind farming.

KVK staff cleaned the premises and surrounding areas of KVK building as part of the celebrations. Programme Coordinator talked about the life history of our “Father of Nation-Mahatma Gandhiji” and remembered his sacrifices towards the nation in getting freedom. She initiated cleaning activities. A total of 10 KVK staff participated in the event. The cleaning activity yielded a better practice among the staff in respect of their personal discipline and to spread the same among the society. The programme ended with a thought in everybody’s mind that cleanliness is next to godliness and service to mankind is the first step towards reaching it.

KVK Kollam planted sapling of Kera Sree hybrid Coconut seedling in KVK farm  following the proper protocols and social distancing norms. A total of 10 KVK staff participated in the event.

Smt. Sreelatha, SMS ( Home Science) , ICAR-CMFRI, KVK Ernakulam talked about Mahatma Gandhi’s Views on Women Empowerment. Mahatma Gandhi played a vital role in bringing revolutionary changes in the status of women in the first half of the twentieth century. He believed in the liberalization and all-round development of humanity which was not possible without the emancipation of Indian women who were and still are the most suppressed and oppressed section of the society from various aspects of social life. Gandhi always stressed on women upliftment because they constituted the section responsible for future citizens of India. She had taken a class on Entrepreneurship development in fish processing for SC/ ST women farmers at KVK, Kollam. A total of 20 women farmers were participated in the training.

Smt. Shamsiya A H,  SMS ( Home Science) ,KVK Kollam discussed the role of women in the freedom struggle especially during the Gandhian phase. A total of 20 women farmers were participated.

NUTRI FEST 2020

Start Date:14/09/2020

End Date: 30/09/2020

Place: KVK,Kollam

About the Event: The Government of India is celebrating POSHAN MAAH in September 2020. To give special emphasis on POSHAN, 17 September 2020 has been chosen for conducting various programs by each KVK, including one training program, distribution of vegetable seeds and awareness creation at district level. IFFCO will collaborate to organize the event on 17 Sept 2020.

Objective: The Poshan Maah programme was organized in online and on campus.150 Aganwadi workers and 40 farm women are participated.Smt.J. Mercy Kutty Amma,Hon' Minister for Fisheries,Harbour Engg and Cashew industries inagurated the programme through online platform. Dr. R. Chandrababu, Hon'able Vice Chancellor delivered keynote address,Dr.Jiju P Alex,DE,KAU welcomed the gathering and presented the report,Smt.Tiju Raichel Thomas,District Programme Officer, ICDS and Head of Farming Systems Research attend the function. Seeds from IFFCo was distributed to 40 Farm women (SC group) by Grama Panchayat President Smt. Preetha Mathukutty at KVK,Campus afternoon session.

Hindi Diwas

Date:14/09/2020

Objective:Every year, September 14 is observed as Hindi Diwas to commemorate the day the Constituent Assembly of India recognized and adopted Hindi as the official language of the Republic of India in 1949. Under the Article 343 of the Indian Constitution, Hindi written in Devanagari script was adopted as the official language.

Establishment of Nutrigarden in DFI Village

Date: 26/08/2020

Objective: Is to improve the food and nutrition security of the DFI village especially micronutrient consumption. Promoting health and  nutritional status of the people.

About the Event:Nutrigarden established among 29 families in connection with this planting material, compost,micro nutrient mix, bio-fertilizers,organic manure, sprayer etc. are provided to each family.

Venue: Kalayapuram

Fallow Land Cultivation

Date: 17/08/2020

Objective: As part of Subhiksha Keralam  programme fallow land cultivation inaguration.

Venue: Thazhava

 

Farmers day Celebration

 Date: 17/08/2020

Objective: To celebrate chingam 1 farmers day.

 

Value Addition of Passionfruit

Star Date:12/08/2020

End Date:21/08/2020

Place:Agroprocessing Lab ,KVK,Kollam

Objective:To produce value added product like passionfruit syrup and squash. 161 kg of passion fruits are processed.

Njattuvela Chantha

Start Date: 22/06/2020

End Date: 03/07/2020

Njattuvela chantha inagurated by Smt.Preetha Mathukutty (Vettikkavala Panchayat President),Organised by KVK, Kollam

Objective: To make quality planting materials and other inputs available to the farming community during the auspicious fortnight  of Thiruvathira Njattuvela.

 

Value addition of Pineapple

Start date:14/05/2020

End date :25/05/2020

Venue:KVK,Kollam

Objective:Utilizing the limited facilities available at KVK 225 kg of pineapple were directly procured from the farmers and converted into 180 litres of squash and the product was sold through the KVK sale counter. 

Subhiksha keralam

Date: 15/05/2020

Objective: To popularize vegetable production for food  and nutrition security.

 

Agrifest at Asramam Maidanam

Venue: Asramam Maidanam,Kollam

Start date:13/02/2020

End date:02/03/2020

TECHNO WEEK 2020

Start date: 11/02/2020

End date: 15/02/2020

Training on value addition of Cassava                     : 11/02/2020

Training on safe to eat vegetables                            : 12/02/2020

Training on scientific vegetable cultivation             : 13/02/2020

Training on weedy rice                                              : 13/02/2020

Training on nutri value                                              : 14/02/2020

Training on fodder production and cattle farming   : 15/02/2020