ICAR-DOGR organizes training programme for farmers of Rajasthan


A training programme on “Scientific cultivation of onion and garlic” was organized by ICAR-Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research for 25 farmers of Rajasthan. The programme was of 3 days from December 22-24, 2019. It was sponsored by JK Bajaj Trust, Sikar (Rajasthan). Different topics related to onion and garlic cultivation were covered in the training programme. There were in total 12 lectures and 7 practicals. The various agro-practices were demonstrated to farmers at Rajgurunagar and Kalus farms of the Directorate. Farmers were exposed to different agro-innovative techniques. They were also taken to onion market. After training programme, interactive session was conducted in which queries from the farmers were answered by the scientists. In valedictory function, certificates were distributed to the participants. Dr. Major Singh, Director, ICAR-DOGR motivated the participants for adopting advance onion and garlic technologies developed by the Directorate. He also spoke about Swachh Bharat Campaign. The training programme was coordinated by Dr. S. S. Gadge and Dr. R. B. Kale.