Odisha: International Family Farm day Sankalpa celebrated by RCDC, Balangir
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Balangir: The International Family Farm day “SANKALPA” was celebrated by RCDC, Balangir in collaboration with Millet Network India and Decan Development Society in the Bandhapada Gram Panchayat premises.
82 participants like Family and small scaled farmers (female and male farmers), FSC and SHG members and their federations (from 03 blocks), PRI members, Line department functionaries and Media representatives have participated in the programme.
Among the guests speakers were Gopal Singh Nina, Sarapancha, Bandhapada G.P as Chief Guest, Ratnakar Sahoo, Lead farmer and member of AIOF (All India Organic Farming, Member, Odisha State), Nandi Kishor Sandh, Development Professional, Madhusudan Sing Nina, President, Kandulbudha Khadya Surakshya Mahasangh, Tikendra Jal, President, Gandha Mardan Surakshya Action Committee, Jangabahdu Patel, Assistant Agriculture Officer, Puspanjali Mahakuk, LVAW & media persons. After the welcome address by Pramod Kumar Bagarti, RCDC Ratnakara Sahoo inaugurated the programme lightin g lamp.