KVK organised Training on Roof Top Kitchen Gardening
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, ICAR-Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow organized a training programme on Roof Top Kitchen Gardening on 19th November 2016 at Sector-K, Ashiyana, Lucknow. Main aim of the training programme was to sensitized urban people about pot cultivation of green vegetables on their roof or balconies for availability of pesticides free green vegetables round the year.
Programme was inaugurated by Dr A. D. Pathak, Director, ICAR- Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow. He said that fast pace of urbanization in Lucknow district causing high level of pollution. We are not getting fresh and pesticides free vegetables that causes a number of serious health problems. Dr. S. N. Singh, Incharge (KVK) told about importance of roof top kitchen gardening. Dr.Veenika Singh, Subject Matter Specialist described method of roof top kitchen gardening in urban areas of Lucknow district. At the end of programme, seedlings of different vegetables like tomato, brinjal, chilli, capsicum, cherry tomato and seeds of leafy vegetables like coriander, fenugreek, spinach etc. were distributed to urban women. Participants were very crazy to link with this programme.