WEST BOKARO: Tata Steel Rural Development Society (TSRDS), the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) wing of Tata Steel organised a one day training session for the farmers residing in the peripheral villages on Plant protection in Rabi crops in the conference hall of its office near Sports complex at West Bokaro on December 20, 2017.
The training session attended by 27 farmers from Nawadih and Sarubera village aimed at creating awareness among farmers on how to protect Rabi crops from various diseases and new techniques to improve agriculture.
The training session was graced by Anand Kumar, Chief, Capacity Enhancement Projects, Tata Steel (West Bokaro) as Chief Guest. Others present on the occasion were Kesav Ranjan, Unit Head, TSRDS and Dr Jayant Tripathy, Senior Registrar, CSR.
Attending as resource person, Sashi Kant, Executive, Rural Development of TSRDS provided training to the participants on best practices to ensure good Rabi crop, documentation of cropping pattern and proper usage of pesticide, fungicide, etc to keep the crop safe. Besides conducting the training programme, he also answered queries of the farmers on Rabi crop cultivation.
For proper documentation of the cropping pattern, the participants were provided with Farmer’s Card which will help the farmers to keep a track of all minor and major details of the crop.