Silchar, April 19: The Brahmaputra Valley Fertiliser Company Ltd organised a fertiliser application awareness programme in the auditorium of Cachar Zila Parishad here on Monday for celebrating ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mohatsav’ on completion of India’s 75th independence.
Several progressive farmers and field level officials of the department of agriculture participated in the programme.
Cachar SDAO (Horticulture) Dr AR Ahmed delivered his inaugural speech on the importance of right dose of fertiliser for various crops, integrated nutrients management practices, adoption of recommendations as mentioned in the Soil Health Card for sustainable development of agriculture.
He also appealed to the farmers to practice cashless transactions (QR code) while purchasing fertilisers.
BVFCL silchar deputy manager (marketing) Ajit Singh welcomed the invited guests and participants.
BVFCL manager (Marketing) Dr PK Singh assured to supply quality fertiliser through their dealers in the district for increasing crop production. He further added that the farmers should apply fertiliser during proper time and at the right stage of the crop for higher efficacy.
Senior ADO (Marketing) Dr Rahul Chakraborty spoke on the method of fertiliser application and its judicious use.
The farmers present in the meeting interacted with the officials and raised pertinent questions during the question answer session which was replied by the experts present in the programme.