22nd October 2013, Dehradun
Central Soil and Water Conservation Research & Training Institute (CSWCRTI), Dehradun organized Agriculture Education Day on 22nd October, 2013.
On this occasion, Dr. P.K. Mishra, Director, CSWCRTI highlighted the importance of natural resource management, water harvesting, water use efficiency and agriculture education for achieving sustainability in agriculture and meeting the growing food demand of increasing population of the country.
Dr. R.C. Jakhmola, Dr. G.P. Juyal, Dr. O.P. Chaturvedi and Dr. N.K. Sharma, Heads of Divisions of the Institute were also present on the occasion and gave their valuable remarks.
During the event, 4th issue of Institute Newsletter was also released by the dignitaries. Students and teachers from Kendriya Vidyalaya, ONGC and IMA participated in this function. Participants were exposed to the various land degradation processes and their mitigation measures through a documentary film show and visit to the museum of the institute conducted by Shri Suresh Kumar, Shri Roopak Tandon and Shri D.K. Tomar.
Dr. D.V. Singh, Principal Scientist (Soils) proposed the vote of thanks.
(Source: CSWCRTI, Dehradun)