DISTRIBUTION OF SEED AND AGRICULTURAL INPUTS BY DIRECTORATE OF ONION AND GARLIC RESEARCH
Under the Scheduled Caste Sub-Plan, ICAR-DOGR distributed onion seed of Bhima Super variety, fertilizers, weedicides, fungicides, insecticides, as well as sprayers, spades, shovels, etc., agricultural tools to 25 Scheduled Caste farmers from villages viz., Panoli and Ralegan Therpal of Parner taluka of Ahmednagar district and Yedgaon, Umbraj, Narayangaon and Pargaon of Junnar taluka of Pune district on 14 June 2021 at KVK, Narayangaon. Seed and other agricultural inputs were given free of cost to the farmers. On the occasion, Dr. Shailendra Gadge, Senior Scientist & Nodal Officer, SCSP properly informed to the farmers about use of all these materials. Dr. Prashant Shete, Head, KVK, Narayangaon and Dr. Rajiv B. Kale, Scientist, ICAR-DOGR also guided farmers about kharif onion production technology. Dr. Dattatraya Gawade, Subject Matter Specialist, KVK, Narayangaon and Shri. Vishal Gurav, Technical Assistant, ICAR-DOGR were present on the occasion. All the coronavirus pandemic norms were followed at the time of distribution of materials to the farmers.