Mangaluru: Krishi Vigyana Kendra, organised Awareness cum hands-on training in Natural Farming for NSS Volunteers. 27 NSS Volunteers from St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru took part in this programme.
Dr T J Ramesh, senior Scientist and Director of KVK, Dr Ravindra Gowda Patil, Scientist (Fisheries) at KVK, Harish Shenoy, Scientist (Agronomy) at KVK, Dr Kedarnath, Scientist (Plant Protection) at KVK, Dr Nagarathna, NSS Program Coordinator, Mangalore University, Alwin DSouza and Carrel Sharel Pereira, NSS Programme Officers of St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru were present for the programme.
The programme was organised with the main emphasis on paddy cultivation. On this occasion, information on the scientific cultivation of paddy was given by the scientist at KVK. This was followed by a practical demonstration of seedling uprooting in the nursery followed by transplanting of seedlings in the main field by the NSS volunteers from SAC.