Gumla 29 December, 2010
The Directorate of Research on Women in Agriculture observed Women in Agriculture Day on 4 December 2010 at the DRWA Headquarters as well as KVK, Vikash Bharti, Gumla, Jharkhand. The theme of the day was empower women to defeat hunger. At Gumla an interaction was arranged with the farmwomen in which about 700 women involved in farming and related activities attended. The programme was organized by DRWA jointly with the Zonal Project Directorate, Zone-II, Kolkata. The programme was inaugurated by Dr Krishna Srinath and attended by Dr A. K. Singh, ZPD, Zone-II. Sh Ashok Bhagat, Chairman, KVK, Gumla chaired the meeting. An exhibition of value added products prepared by SHGs from locally available resources was also arranged in this connection. At DRWA an interactive session and exposure visit was arranged for 25 farmwomen.
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