ICAR-DOGR organizes ATMA training programme




A training programme on “Scientific cultivation of onion and garlic” was organized by ICAR-Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research under ATMA scheme for farmers of District East Champaran (Bihar). The programme was of 3 days from March 26-28, 2022. Dr. Major Singh, Director, ICAR-DOGR welcomed the participants and briefed about the ongoing activities of Directorate for the farmers. He also spoke about Swachh Bharat Campaign. The different topics related to onion and garlic cultivation were covered through lectures and practicals. The various agro-practices were demonstrated to the farmers at Rajgurunagar farm of the Directorate. Farmers were exposed to different agro-innovative techniques. After training programme, interactive session was conducted in which queries from the farmers were answered by the scientists. In valedictory function, certificates were distributed by the Director, ICAR-DOGR to the participants. Sewing machines were also distributed to lady participants. The training was conducted by Dr. Shailendra S. Gadge, Senior Scientist (Agricultural Extension) and Dr. Rajiv B. Kale, Scientist (Agricultural Extension). The programme ended with vote of thanks by Dr. S. S. Gadge, coordinator of the training programme.