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Parijat campaign to tell farmers about ill effects of crop residue burning

The special focus of the campaign was to create awareness among farmers about proper management of crops residue and the ill effects of stubble burning after harvesting

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

In a bid to create awareness about the ill effects of crop residue burning and management, Parijat Urja Chakra in collaboration with (KVKs) organized a special campaign at Fatehgarh village of in

The special focus of the campaign was to create awareness among farmers about proper management of crops residue and the ill effects of stubble burning after harvesting. The meeting was attended by dozens of farmers.

The burning of agricultural Crop Residue (CRB) has been identified as a major health hazard, in addition to causing exposure to extremely high levels of Particulate Matter concentration to people in the immediate vicinity.

from Dr. Guruprem sensitized the participants about the importance of and the need of creating awareness among the rural masses. He also explained about the recommended and techniques of

“Such type of campaign is necessary to sensitize the farmers about management for residue. Several efforts are being made to provide the various residue management implements on subsidy to the farmers. I appealed to the farmers to follow and spread the message given by the team of for the welfare of the society and to save environment,” said Dr. Guruprem

Underscoring the impact of crop residue burning, he said crop burning leads to air, land and water pollution. It also leads to reduction of nutrients in the soil.

Keeping in mind the commitment towards farmers, safety handbooks were also distributed amongst the farmers on safe use of

On the other hand, the government is also set to launch a massive campaign in the state to create awareness among farmers about proper management of crops residue and the ill effects of stubble burning in view of the ensuing paddy harvesting season.

Parijat industries (Pvt Ltd is one of the leading agro-manufacturing company with its at Ambala, and with a presence in 16 Indian states, and exports spanning over 70 countries. Parijat and its international subsidiaries sell branded formulations in countries of Asia, Africa, CIS, Europe, North and

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 13:45 IST
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