Saturday, December 3, 2016

India - World Soil Day - December 5 - Soil Health - “Swastha Dhara, Khet Hara”

“Swastha Dhara, Khet Hara”

According to Central Soil Water Conservation Research and Training Institute, Dehradun, On an average 16.4 tonnes of fertile soil is lost every year per hectare.

India has 17 per cent of world’s population and just 2 per cent of geographical area. It is  essential to improve the condition of soil in order to increase agricultural productivity and provide food to all in the years to come.

The links between Soil Fertility and Poverty alleviation

Soil Health Card based Soil Testing in Every Farm  will help rebuild the soil fertility
Pandurang Hegde
3 December 2016

Sep 19 2016
Soil health card scheme lags behind due to lack of interest from states
According to a background note prepared by the agriculture ministry, less than a fifth of targeted farmers have received soil health cards

Soil Health Card – A tool for Agri revolution
Nirendra Dev

2015 Report on Soil Health Card Scheme

PM launches ‘Soil Health Card scheme’, presents Krishi Karman Awards from Suratgarh, Rajasthan
19 Feb, 2015

Soil Health Card – A tool for better productivity

 K.M.Ravindran*, M. Srividhya*                                                                                                          

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