NFL along with CCI organizes training Programme for farmers in Rajasthan PSU NEWS
A total number of 75 progressive farmers from Sri Ganganagar, Bikaner, and Hanumangarh districts participated in this Programme. Agricultural Scientists educated the farmers regarding the latest technical know-how. This will help the farmers in reducing their cultivation expenses and earn a good income.
Farmer’s training Programme In Agriculture Research Centre, Shri Ganganagar, Rajasthan yesterday. (PSU Connect)
Rajasthan: National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) along with CCI organized a one-day farmer’s training Programme In Agriculture Research Centre, Shri Ganganagar, Rajasthan yesterday.
A total number of 75 progressive farmers from Sri Ganganagar, Bikaner, and Hanumangarh districts participated in this programme. Agricultural Scientists educated the farmers regarding the latest technical know-how. This will help the farmers in reducing their cultivation expenses and earn a good income.
During the training, scientists gave solutions to the different problems being faced by the cotton growing farmers. The officials from Cotton Corporation of India and National Fertilizers Limited encouraged the farmers to use the latest machinery to increase production and to improve the quality of the crop.
Zonal Manager – NFL – Shri Dilbag Singh and Chief General Manager of Cotton Corporation of India – Shri Neeraj Kumar Bhat gave a live demonstration on the picking of cotton by using cotton plucking machines. On this occasion, the NFL also distributed 75 Cotton Plucking Machines free of cost to the participating farmers. Shri Bhat emphasized that the moisture in cotton crops should be kept to a minimum to take good prices from the market.
Shri Dilbag Singh also encouraged the farmers to use the fertilizers in their crops based on soil test reports. He also stressed on the balances of different fertilizer in different crops grown by the farmers so that the expenditure on fertilizer may be curtailed and the income of farmers may be increased
Plant breeder scientist Dr. Vijay Prakash gave information about the best varieties of the cotton crop suitable as per the climate of Sri Ganganagar and adjoining districts of Rajasthan. He emphasized to increase the income of farmers by selecting the best suited and high yielding varieties of cotton and adopting the latest technology for its cultivation. Dr. Vijay stressed the proper crop management (which includes all the operations for cotton cultivation) to minimize the expenditure and maximize the profit.
To start with the Programme, Shri Dilbag Singh informed in detail about the different products of NFL viz. Fertilizers (Urea, DAP, MOP & NPK) Seeds, Agro Chemicals, City Compost, Bio Fertilizers, and Bentonite Sulphur, etc. He also briefed about the different CSR activities being undertaken by the Company.
NFL is a public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.
Posted Date : 22-10-20
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