recent events

y Pre Rabi Sanmelon and World Soil day:

The Pre Rabi Sanmelon and World Soil day was celebrated on 5th December 2015, by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Golaghat at Amateur Theatre Hall situated in the heart of Golaghat town. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Dr. Ranjit Kr. Saud, Associate Director of Extension Education (P&I), AAU, Jorhat. The other dignitaries present include Mr. Norul Hussain, Additional District Commissioner, Golaghat; Dr. Jogesh Goswami, Professor and Senior Extn. Specialist, Directorate of Extension Education, AAU Jorhat; Dr. Diganta Gogoi, Joint Director of Upper Assam Zone, Deptt. of Agriculture, Govt of Assam and in charge District Agriculture Officer, Golaghat; Mrs. Taposhree Kalita, District Soil Conservation officer, Golaghat; other officers from Departments of Agriculture and Veterinary under Govt of. In this occasion,  more than 300 numbers of farmers from different villages and blocks of Golaghat District were present and  Soil Health Cards were distributed among 250 numbers of farmers .  

yScientific Advisory Committee Meeting’2015-16 of KVK, Golaghat::

The Scientific Advisory Committee meeting’2015-16 of KVK, Golaghat was held on 18th March 2016 at Indrani Guest House, Golaghat. The meeting was chaired by Dr. H.C. Bhattacharyya, Director of Extension Education, AAU, Jorhat. Dr. G. N. Hazarika, Director of Research (Agri) , AAU, Jorhat was also present in the meeting. The other dignitaries present include Dr. T. Ahmed, Chief Scientist RARS, Titabar, Dr. B.C. Bordoloi, Chief Scientist, SRS, Buralikson, Mr.Budhindra Nath Hazarika, District Agril. Officer, Golaghat; Mrs. Tapashree Kalita, Divisional Officer, Soil Conservation, Golaghat; Mr.Sailendra Kr. Das, AGM, Nabard, Golaghat and many other officers from line departments, Govt of Assam.

yWorkshop on Petroleum Conservation in Agricultural Sector:

A one day “Workshop on Petroleum Conservation in Agricultural Sector” was conducted by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Golaghat on 29th March 2016 at KVK premise, where a total of 30 numbers of farmer and farm women participated. The workshop was inaugurated by Mr. Horindra Gogoi, Programme Coordinator (i/c), KVK, Golaghat. In his speech, he emphasized on different conservation measures of petroleum products in agricultural sector for the greater interest of the farming community as well as the economy of the nation. After the inaugural session, two talks were delivered related to conservation measures of petroleum products in agriculture sector as well as PCRA promotional schemes in agriculture and transport sectors.  Famers enthusiastically participated in the interaction programme on diesel conservation in agriculture.PCRA literatures were distributed among the participants. PCRA films on energy conservation of agricultural sector was also screened during the programme.

Awareness Programme on Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Right Act ,2001:

An awareness cum Training programme on “Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Act ,2001” was organized by KVK Golaghat 0n 31st March 2016 and a total of 100 numbers of farmer and farm women participated in the programme. The programme was chaired by Dr. M. Neog , Associate Director Of Extension Education , Directorate of Extension Education , Assam Agricultural University Jorhat-13. The welcome ppaddress was offered by Mr. Horindra Gogoi, Programme Coordinator (i/c), KVK, Golaghat. The other dignitaries present in the Programme were Mr.Budhindra Nath Hazarika, District Agril. Officer, Golaghat and  Dr. M K Sarmah, Professor and Senior Extn. Specialist, Directorate of Extension Education, AAU Jorhat. The resource persons from Assam Agricultural University vi., Dr. Purna Kanta Borua ,Professor and Head ,Department of Plant breeding and Genetics; and Dr. Rupam Borgohain ,Programme Coordinator ,KVK, Jorhat  had elaborately discussed  on various important aspects of Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers  Right Act ,2001. All the participants expressed their interest on the topic and interacted positively.    

 

Awareness programme cum Farmer’s fair  on Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY):

A day long Awareness programme cum Farmer’s fair  on Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY) was organised by Krishi Vigyan Kendra Golaghat, Khumtai at the District Library Auditorium on 9th June 2016 with the objective of providing financial support to the farmers through crop insurance in cases of crop damage or crop loss due to unforeseen natural calamities.The meeting was chaired by honourable Vice Chancellor of  Assam Agricultural University,  Dr. Kamal Malla Bujarbaruah. Other dignitaries present in the meeting were Honourable Member of Parliament, Kaliabor Parlimentary Constituency, Mr. Gaurav Gogoi as Chief Guest, Honourable Member, Khumtai LAC, Mr. Mrinal Saikia and Director of ATARI (Agricultural Technology Application and Research Institute, ICAR, Dr. Bidyut Chandan Deka, as Guest of Honour. Ceremonial distribution of seven soil health cards ,out of one thousand was done among the farmers by the chief guest and special invitees.

 

Independence day celebration:

The 70th Independence day of India was celebrated by KVK, Golaghat for 3 days w.e.f. 13.08.16 to 15.08.16., A Workshop for farmers was organised On 14. 08.16 as a part of 3 days Independence day celebration at the Office of Deputy commissioner , Golaghat District. Mr. Atul Bora, Hon'bl Minister of Agril., Horti, Vety. and  Food conservation , Govt. of Assam , Dr. Barnali Deka, Deputy Commissioner, Golaghat district , Officers from Deptt. of Agriculture, Golaghat , All Scientists from KVK, Golaghat were present in the programme. On 15.08.16, KVK, Golaghat participated in the Flag hoisting programme organised by District Administration at Court field, Golaghat and Ceremonial distribution of Soil Health Cards was also held. 10 nos of Soil Health Cards were distributed  to farmers by Mr. Atul Bora, Hon'bl Minister of Agril., Horti, Vety., Food conservation , Govt. of Assam and , Dr.B. Deka, Deputy Commissioner, Golaghat district.

Ceremonial Soil Health Card Distribution Programme:

Ceremonial Soil Health Card Distribution Programme was successfully completed at Office of the Pub Brahmaputra GP situated at Dhemaji Koibarta Gaon of Dergaon LAC on 20.08.16. All total 490 Soil Health Cards were distributed among farmers. On the eve of ceremonial Soil Health Card distribution programme , Dr. M Neog Associate Director of extension Education, AAU, Dr. M. K. Sarmah, Sr. Extn. Specialist, AAU, Dr. Bhola Hazarika, Retd. Principal, D.K.D. College, Mr. B. Sarmah, Astt. Director, Deptt. of Agril. Golaghat , Mr. P. Saikia, Astt. Director, Deptt. of Agril. Golaghat  and  Mr. Indra Doley ,renowned Social activist were present.

Animal Health Camp:

An  Animal Health Camp was organised at Rangagorahghat, Namtemera of Golaghat district on 06.08.16 in collaboration with College of Veterinary Science, Khanapara and  Disrict Veterinary Office , Golaghat. 610 animals were vaccinated and 315 animals were treated  in the camp. 

Action taken against attack of Swarming Caterpillar:

10 no.s of  Awareness camp has conducted by KVK, Golaghat for prevention , mitigation and control  disaster caused by Swarming caterpillar in farmers’ field  at different locations of Golaghat district till 14th September, 16.

The locations are :

1.      Namtemera

2.      Duhutimukh

3.      Bogijan

4.      Buragohain khat

5.      Borgoria

6.      Nepali khuti

7.      Khumtai

8.      Garamur

9.     Sinakan

10.   Numoligarh

Officials from Deptt. of  Agriculture , Golaghat district were also present in the Awareness camps . Team of Scientists from KVK, Golaghat along with District official visited the affected areas and advised farmers to apply contact/systemic pesticides, making trench and apply ash in affected and surrounding areas. Also advised them to delay sowing of Blackgram , greengram and oilseed ( sesame).

Also Text messages about controlling the attack of Swarming Caterpillar was sent to farmers by Kissan Mobile Advisory Service .

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