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Now, a young student will be Brand Ambassador of Agriculture Department

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Fatorda: Goa Forward Party Chief and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai has said that a young student would be selected to become the Brand Ambassador of Agriculture in the State to promote various schemes designed for the farmers.

An eight day Agriculture Summer Camp organized by We for Fatorda, a charitable foundation associated with  Sardesai, was inauguruated at Dovandem, Fatorda in association with the Department of Agriculture. MMC Chairperson Babita Angle, Managing Trustee of We for Fatorda Usha Saredesai and others were present on the occasion.

Talking about the students who are participating in the camp, Sardesai said the one who will shine here will be chosen as a Brand Ambassador for department of Agriculture to promote the department’s various schemes.

“First thing here is to get their hands dirty in mud which belongs to paddy field.  There are various resource persons from the department who are going to give them insight into how technicalities are involved when it comes to agricultural practises,” he said referring to the camp.

During the camp Agriculture Department will provide orientation to the students about Goan agriculture, identification of crops, sowing of leafy vegetables, kitchen and home gardening, nutrient and waste management, mushroom cultivation and identification of useful and destructive insects.

“There would also be 2 field visits on 2 separate days at Salvador Farm and Pascoal Farm. Students would be given training in plant propagation like grafting as well as in composting, vermicomposting and drip irrigation,” said Usha Sardesai.

On 1st May the course would culminate with participants sharing experiences as well as distribution of certificates. Usha also disclosed plans to follow this camp with a demonstration plot for continuous orientation of young kids to agriculture which she said was historically known as an honorable profession which rooted the individual to Mother Earth as well be the medium to provide safe and healthy food to the population.

 

 

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