AIP Imparts Training to Farmers on New Modalities in Horticulture
Technology Dissemination and Income Improvement Activity- Phase III
September 21-22, 2013 | Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh

An emerging economy like India faces the key challenge of finding out an effective method to enhance institutional capacity building and bolstering new technologies to reach out to the farmers and improving the productivity and quality of agriculture. As part of its capacity building initiatives, AIP has been taking such initiatives since its inception in 2011.

In yet another such developmental initiative, under its “Technology Dissemination and Income Improvement Activities”, AIP conducted a two-day training program on September 21-22, 2013 on vegetables and flower production technology at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Barkachha, Mirzapur. It was facilitated by the Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IAS), Banaras Hindu University (BHU).

The participants of the training program included Prof. Ravi Pratap Singh, Director, IAS as chief guest; Prof. Arun K. Singh, Head, Dept. of Extension Education, IAS; Prof. Anil K. Singh, Head, Dept. of Horticulture; Dr. A. K. Pal, Dept. of Horticulture; Dr. O. P. Mishra, Dept. of Extension Education; Dr. Shriram Singh, Prof. S. P. Singh, Dr. S. K. Goyal, Dr. S. N. Singh and Dr. J. P. Rai, RGSC, Barkachha; Shri Bhupendra Singh, TATA Chemicals Ltd.; Vipram Chourasia, STA, IAS; Dr. Ramesh Singh, Project Worker; Mr. Abhishek Pratap Singh, Neha Upreti, Swati Pahuja and Sneha Singh, Research Scholars, Dept. of Extension Education, IAS and undergraduate agriculture students from RGSC, Barkachha and a large number of farmers from Mirzapur District.

The program imparted training to farmers on harnessing technology to improve productivity and quality of crops. Sessions on the importance of soil testing and micronutrient application were taken by S. N. Singh. Vital information on essential nutrients for vegetables and other crops were shared by S. P. Singh and Bhupendra Singh. Various agro products of TATA chemicals and basic problems of paddy cultivation were also discussed during the program.

Basic knowledge on flower production, especially Gladiolus and Marigold, post-harvest management and production technology of vegetables and flowers, weed management were some of the topics discussed by the experts during the workshop.

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