Agricultural equipment distributed in freedom fighter Telanga Khadiya village

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Agricultural equipment distributed in freedom fighter Telanga Khadiya village

Monday, 29 May 2023 | PNS | Ranchi

Small agricultural equipment were distributed among 150 tribal farmers by Birsa Agriculture University (BAU) at freedom fighter Telanga Khadia’s village - Murgu, district- Gumla of Jharkhand, with the aim of social and economic upliftment of farmers of villages of Jharkhand martyrs and heroes.

 At the beginning of the program, Jharkhand's brave and courageous great man Telanga Khadiya was remembered and saluted for his fight against the British, exploitation and tyranny of the landlords and freedom from the British rule and the sacrifice for the independence of the country.

On the initiative of BAU Vice-Chancellor, Dr Onkar Nath Singh, in this program of the third episode, organized by the courtesy of the Directorate of Extension Education, a total of ten types of manual small agricultural equipment were distributed free of cost to the farmers. These implements included table sheller, garden waste belt, coin plastic grip, garden tools, hand weeding fork, hand cultivator, hand weeder, hand hoe and sprayer machine besides plastic vermi weed. On the occasion, fifteen family members of the descendants of Telanga Khadiya were also motivated for farming with advanced technology by providing all agricultural equipments.

On the occasion, BAU Scientist, Dr. Bandhanu Oraon explained the utility and benefits of agricultural equipment to the farmers. Farmers were informed the technique of getting more yield from farming with less time and less labor by using small agricultural machinery and less cost by successful farming. Oraon also informed about the protection of crops from pest and disease by spraying medicines with the sprayer machine.

On this occasion, ATMA BTM Sunil Kumar, , ATM Nazrul Ansari, Rohit Kumar and Agriculture Engineer Anmol Kujur informed about the maintenance of agricultural equipment and advanced farming techniques of Kharif crops, Panchayat head, Bandi Ram Oraon and farmer friend Jiteshwar in the implementation of the program. There was active participation and cooperation of Oraon.
BAU students participated in motivation Class cum Meditation Yoga Program

A one-day motivation class cum meditation yoga program was organized for the volunteer students associated with the National Service Scheme (NSS) at the Faculty of Agriculture, Birsa Agricultural University (BAU). The program was inaugurated by President's Award winning Superintendent of Police, Jharkhand Police, Prashant Kishor as the chief guest.

On the occasion, Prashant Kishor shared the activities and experiences related to NSS during his studies at BIT Mesra with the BAU students. He advised the students of the Agricultural University to go to the villages and run an awareness campaign on modern agricultural techniques and to make them aware of the locally suitable techniques to increase the income of the farmers. Along with this, going to the nearby villages, He advised the children to prepare for the competitive examinations. He said that this will give respect and satisfaction to the students.

In the program Commander District Sainik Welfare Officer, Gumla, P Rama Rao threw light on the relaxation process of Dhyana Yoga and the importance of Dhyana Yoga. Dhyana Yoga has been described as a very effective way to reduce the symptoms of anxiety, stress and depression, he added.

On the occasion, Sudhansu Pathak and Vishal Kumar, associated with Heartfulness Organization, Ranchi, taught the students to do meditation yoga with different methods of meditation yoga art.

Around 80 students of Agriculture Faculty participated in the programme. Operations and thanks were given by BAU NSS Coordinator Dr BK Jha. He also appealed to the students to maintain continuity in NSS activities.

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