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Farmers-scientists interaction

Guwahati Doordarshan Kendra, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture, Assam and Assam Agricultural University(AAU) has organized an interaction programme between farmers and agricultural scientists/ officers in the form of Crop Seminar, held at Horticultural Research Station(HRS), AAU, Kahikuchi on Saturday, which was telecast live on DD-1 and DD-13. The programme was inaugurated by Timothy Das Hanse, Director, Horticulture and Food Processing, Assam and highlighted the importance of modern horticultural activities in present agricultural scenario.

In this connection, lighting of the lamp was done jointly by Timothy Das Hanse and C. Lalrosanga , Additional Director General (P), NER, Doordarshan. In his speech, Lalrosanga stressed on the need of the media in creating bridge between farming communities and agricultural scientists/experts. Dr. Sarat Saikia, Chief Scientist, HRS, Kahikuchi; Dr. Dhirendra Nath Kalita , Programme Coordinator , Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kamrup and several other dignitaries grace the occasion. The programme was anchored jointly by Mowsam Hazarika and Abismrita Bhardwaj and Produced by Kissanjyoti Basumatary, in collaboration by Dipok Goswami. Several agricultural scientists/officers and farmers took part in the programme.Two nos. of Goalparia Lokogeet by Jaba Chakrabarty & Party and an agricultural Skit by Rajib Kro and Party also presented in the programme.

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