Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sangrur organized an awareness camp for the students of Government Senior Secondary Smart School, Baliyan on November 15, 2023 under Paddy Stubble Management Awareness Campaign. This camp was organized by Associate Director (Training), Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kheri Dr. Organized under the leadership of Mandeep Singh.
During this awareness program Dr. Mandeep Singh, Associate Director (Training) gave detailed information about the damage caused by burning paddy stubble and the importance of various nutrients present in the stubble. He asked the school students to motivate their parents to plant wheat without setting fire to paddy straw in this awareness campaign.
Dr. Sunil Kumar Assistant Professor (Agricultural Engineering) gave detailed information about various agricultural machinery and techniques for handling paddy stubble. Dr. Ravinder Kaur Assistant Professor (Vegetable Science) explained the various career options related to agriculture to the students and provided information about vocational training courses related to agriculture.
During this program, students Sumandeep Kaur and Amandeep Kaur conveyed the message of not burning straw through poems. Student Sandeep Kaur made everyone aware by giving a speech about the methods of straw maintenance, the harm of burning straw and the benefits of not burning straw.
Krishi Vigyan Kendra organized an awareness rally with the students to motivate the farmers not to burn the paddy straw. In these competitions, students participated more and more and the winning students were also honored by Krishi Vigyan Kendra to encourage them.
Punjabi Teacher, S. Gulab Singh moderated the program. At the beginning of the program, the Principal, Mr. Rajeev Kumar welcomed the team of agricultural experts from KVK. At the end of the program, Master S. Najar Singh thanked the team from KVK.