ICAR-DOGR organizes ATMA training programme




A training programme on “Production technology of onion and garlic” was organized by ICAR-Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research under ATMA scheme for 25 farmers of Chandrapur district (Maharashtra). It was sponsored by Project Director (ATMA), Chandrapur. The programme was of 3 days from December 5-7, 2023. Dr. Rajiv Kale, Senior Scientist welcomed the participants. Dr. S. S. Gadge, Senior Scientist briefed about the topics to be covered in the training programme. Dr. Vijay Mahajan, Director, ICAR-DOGR spoke about the importance of soil and water quality in achieving higher yield of onion and garlic. Different topics related to onion and garlic cultivation were covered by the scientists of ICAR-DOGR in the training. The various agro-practices were demonstrated to farmers at main 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 to the participants. Dr. Vijay Mahajan, Director, ICAR-DOGR motivated the participants for scientific cultivation of onion and garlic by adopting advance technologies of the Directorate. The programme ended with vote of thanks by Dr. S. S. Gadge. The training programme was coordinated by Dr. S. S. Gadge, Dr. R. B. Kale and Dr. Pranjali Gedam.