31st August, 2014, Gumla
Shri Thawar Chandra Gahlot, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment visited Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Gumla and interacted with farmers and farm women. Minister appreciated the KVK for its contribution in developing agricultural economy in Gumla. Skill training, demonstration of scientific farming technologies, conservation of traditional crop varieties, low cost water conservation methodology, zero tillage, animal husbandry and fisheries are the major interventions provided by the KVK.
Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Programme Coordinator, made a presentation on the KVK activities and its impact in the district. An exhibition was also organized to showcase various activities/interventions made by KVK.
Smt. Veena Srivastava, Deputy Commissioner, Gumla; Chairman, Vikas Bharti, Bishunpur; senior officials of the state Government and KVK were present on the occasion. More than 500 farmers participated in the event.
(Source: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Gumla)