For self employment generation, KVK Buldana-I organized Skill Development training programme under ASCI on NUrsery worker and Mushroom Grower job roles. Both the 30 days trainings programmes were completed during 17th February to 22nd March 2020. Each training programme was having 20 rural youth each. Nursery Worker training was co-ordinated by Mr. Shashank Datey, SMS Horticulture and Mushroom Grower by Ku. Jyoti Bobde, PA, Home Science.
During this detailed knowledge about the training course was given by the co-ordinators, experts from relevent field, demonstration was also given to students. Exposure visit was also organized for participants.
To create awareness about soil testing and integrated management of this natural resource, KVK Buldana-I celebrated World Soil Day on 5th December 2019 at KVK. KVK organized training, method demonstration, awareness on soil health and also distributed 694 Soil Health Cards to farmers in the programme. Mr. Vikas Jadhao, Head KVK explained the importance of the day with soil components, formation, fertility status, remedies on soil health, classification of nutrients etc. Mr. Sanjay Umale, SMS Agronomy briefed about soil health card interpretation, fertilizer application as per recommendation from report and appealed farmers to test their own soil samples once in three years. Mr. Nitin talokar, Dr. Vinod Janotkar and Mr. Yogesh wakekar were present for this programme. About 47 farmers actively participated in this programme.