LAWDA conducts awareness program in collaboration with Krishi Vigyan Kendra SKUAST

Srinagar, May 9: An awareness program on Thursday was organised by Watershed Management Division LAWDA in collaboration with Krishi Vigyan Kendra SKUAST Srinagar on “Stop use of chemicals and pesticides in and around the Dal Lake”
Dr AK Singh (Sr. Scientist KVK) has addressed the students and impressed upon the conservation of Dal Lake.
Gazalla Abdullah project officer watershed Management Division outlined the importance of Dal Lake and stressed upon students as future of nation for conservation of Dal lake. She has also shown the damages caused by chemical fertilizers on ecosystem of Dal.
Dr Uzma Bashir (Asst. professor soil science) impressed upon “use of Dal weed for making compost” and also shown the techniques for making it.
Dr Asima Amin (Asst. professor) has thrown the light on “integrated organic nutrient management in vegetable crops in Dal catchment areas”.
The program was concluded with the message that integrated and organic management approach is the only way to save our Dal to shrink. (KNS)