Thazhakkara, Chennithala and Chettikulangara panchayaths of Mavelikara block are selected as the operational villages for implementing various activities of the KVK viz. farmer participatory On Farm Testing, Frontline Demonstrations, Training programmes, Farmer Field School, Extension activities, PKVY and CFLD programmes during 2019-20. The launching programme of these activities was inaugurated by Sri. K. Reghuprasad, President, Mavelikkara Block Panchayath on 11th July, 2019 at Seminar Hall in District Agricultural Farm, Mankamkuzhi. KVK Newsletter (January-March 2019) and a palmlet on ‘Betelvine cultivation’ were released on the occasion. Critical inputs for selected interventions viz. Multinutrient mix for vegetables ‘sampoorna’, BV 380 layer chicks, IISR GBR-35 biocapsule for ginger and ‘plants for nutrition garden’ were also handed over to partner farmers during the occasion. A seminar on ‘Recent technologies for agriculture and allied sector’ was conducted by the experts of the KVK.
Sri. S. Anirudhan, Vice President, Thazhakkara Grama Panchayath, Sri. Muralidharan Thazhakkara, Programme Executive (Rtd.), All India Radio, Smt. Latha G. Panicker, Principal Agrl. Officer; Sri. Jacob Oommen, Member, District Panchayath; Smt. Sarasu Sara Mathew, Member, Mavelikkara Block Panchayath; Sri. K.Ravi, Member, Thazhakkra Grama Panchayath; Smt. R. Srirekha, ADA, Mavelikkara block; Sri. C.S. Ajith, Superintendent, Dist. Agri. Farm; Smt. Sajithamol, Agri. Officer, Thazhakkara; Dr. P. Muralidharan, Head, KVK-Alappuzha and Shri. M.S.Rajeev, Subject Matter Specialist, KVK spoke on the occasion. About 125 persons including farmers, Grama Panchayath Members, and Officers of the line departments attended the programme.