Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, College of Agriculture, Padannakkad celebrated World Soil Day on 5th December, 2022.
Nileshwar Muncipality Vice Chairman, Sri. P.P. Muhammad Rafi inaugurated the soil day programme. He delivered the key note address and emphasized the importance of maintaining the soil health. Dean in charge, Dr. K. M. Sreekumar, presided over the function and Dr. N. K. Binitha, Head of Department welcomed the gathering and briefed about the soil day event. Dr. P.R. Suresh (Former Dean, College of Agriculture, Padannakkad), Dr. Sujatha, R (ADR, Coconut mission) and Dr. G.V. Sudharshana Rao (Professor, Academics) delivered the felicitations. Students of CoA, Padannakkad actively participated in various competitions held as a part of world soil day 2022. Prizes and certificates for the winners were distributed by Mr. P. P. Muhammed Rafi. Mrs. Siji Chandran, Assistant Professor expressed the vote of thanks to the delegates and to all the participants.
A technical session on the theme of the year 2022 “Soils: where the food begins” was handled by Dr. P.R. Suresh (Former Dean, College of Agriculture, Padannakkad). V.H.S.E. (Agriculture) students of M. P. S. G. V. H. S. S, Vellikkoth, UG, PG, PhD students and faculty members of CoA, Padannakkad also participated in the programme.
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