Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Farm and Home Golden Jubilee Quiz competitions and Farmers’ Meet: Alappuzha
‘Vayalum Veedum’ (Farm and Home) broadcast in Kerala is completing its Golden Jubilee. As part of the year long celebrations of Golden Jubilee, Agricultural Quiz competition and Farmers’ Meet are being conducted in every district. The Golden Jubilee quiz and Farmers’ Meet for Alappuzha district was conducted under the leadership of All India Radio, Thiruvananthapuram.
Alappuzha district level function was conducted in association with Chethana Integrated Development Society at Kayamkulam. Bishop Dr. Joshua Mar Ignatius inaugurated the event. Shri. R C Gopal, Station Director of AIR Thiruvananthapuram presided over the function. Fourteen teams of two farmers each, representing each block in the district had participated in the quiz. Mavelikkara Block won the First Prize in the Quiz. Sri. S K Suresh, Chief Executive Officer of Vegetable and Fruit Promotion Council Kerala, distributed the prizes. Every participant received Merit Certificate and Memento from All India Radio and radio sets gifted by Chethana. The winners also received special cash prizes sponsored by IFFCO. Dr. P Muraleedharan, Head of Krishi Vijnan Kendra, Alappuzha was the moderator in the face-to-face session of Farmers’ Meet. Shri. T Shivakumar, Subject Matter Specialist with Krishi Vijnan Kendra, CPCRI Kayamkulam and Dr. S S Rani, Assistant Director of Animal Husbandry Department were the quiz masters.
Contributed by :- Shri. Muraleedharan Thazhakara, PEX, AIR Thiruvananthapuram,firstname.lastname@example.org