Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Barnala of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana organized a Kisan Mela on “Resource Conversation Technologies” under Jal Shakti Abhiyan in guidance of Dr. P. S. Tanwar, Associate Director, KVK, Barnala. Ms. Ruhee Dugg, Additional Deputy Commissioner (General), Barnala
was chief guest on this occasion. Dr. P. S. Tanwar, welcomed chief guest, faculty members, farmers, farm women and highlighted activities of Krishi Vigyan Kendra. He said that KVK is playing vital role for enhancing the income of farmers. He emphasised on 4 J i.e. Jal, Jameen, Jungle and Janwar and 1H i.e. Hawa. He told that by judicious use and proper management of these natural resources, we can sustain for long period. Water table of Barnala district is depleting and exploitation of water is very high in the district and 3 blocks of Barnala are under dark zone. He asked
farmers to adopt the technologies for judicious use of water in Agriculture, daily life and livestock sector also. Ms. Ruhee Dugg, appreciated the work of KVK performing for farming community. She motivated the farmers for not burning the stubble and give emphasis to incorporate the stubble in soil for better production and clean environment. During the Kisan Mela crop competition on Chickpea,
Palak Chopping & Salad Decoration was conducted. Exhibitions of various Govt. and line Departments & Self Help Groups were arranged and showcased technologies and various products. A Kisan Goshti was organized and problems of farmers related to agriculture and livestock farming were also discussed. Line Departments of state Govt. of Punjab participated in the Kisan Mela and shared information on their Departmental activities. Lecture on value addition of milk, control of mastitis & brucellosis in dairy animals was delivered and scientists emphasised on timely vaccination deworming in animal to get more profit from dairy animals. Progressive farmers, farm women, innovative farmer in different fields, and member of Gram Panchayat who did not burn the stubble was awarded during the Kisan Mela. Mineral mixture, Bypass fat, UMMB.