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Kisan mela under Jal Shakthi Abhiyan (JSA) for farmers on 03.09.2019 conducted at Gogulampadu Kalyan Mandapam, Chintalavalli village of Musunurumandal in Krishna district


Dr. K.L.Rao Krishi Vignan Kendra, Garikapadu organized Jala Shakti Abhiyanm-Kisanmela on 03.09.2019 at Gogulampadu Kalyan Mandapam, Chintalavalli village of Musunuru mandal in Krishna district. Nearly about 200 officials from various State departments and 1300 farmers were participated. Sri Meka Venkata Pratap Appa Rao, Member of Legislative Assembly, Nuziveedu inaugurated the Exhibition stalls. Sri B. Srinivas,IAS, Joint Secretary in his address said that groundwater is running down in Musunuru mandal as the farmers are completely dependent on bore wells for irrigation.

Sri Meka Venkata Pratap Appa Rao, Member of Legislative Assembly, Nuziveedu in his address conveyed that in Musunuru mandal implementation of watershed management helps in excess runoff water to be infiltrated. Dr. P. Rambabu, Director of Extension, ANGRAU, Guntur stressed on importance of water conservation measures and crop rotation. Sri T. Mohan Rao, JDA, Krishna in his address advised the farmers to follow micro irrigation methods. Sri Shiva Shankar, Mandal Agriculture officer, Musunuru in his address told about the cultivated area of different crops of Musunuru mandal and farmers of 400 ha of area were following paddy line sowing, machine transplantation. Sri M. Naga Malleswarao, Farmer, Korlagudem, Musunuru mandal in his address stressed the importance of farm ponds and drip irrigation system. The following publications were released:

1. "Vividha pantalalo melaina saagu neeti yaajamanya paddatulu"

2. "Neeti samrakshanaku upayogapade sukshma neeti saagu vidhanaalu"

3. "Varshapu neetini adupu cheyatam"

Method demonstration on IPM modules (Installation of Helilure Pheromone traps and Light trap) in Jasmine fields conducted by Sri G Narayana Swamy Scientist (Horti.,) KVK Nellore