Organic farming drive sees large turnout in Kerala

Students from several schools in the district joined the organic farming drive in the State by taking part in the agricultural training programme organised at the Holy Angels Convent Higher Secondary School in Thiruvananthapuram.

As part of the programme, members of the Jaivagramam team at SKV NSS School, Nanniyode, set up an organic food exhibition and an organic vegetable market. They also presented a workshop on organic farming. The training programme was organised by the Centre for Innovation in Science and Social Action (CISSA) in association with the Agri Friends Krishi Samskarika Vedi and the Holy Angels School eco-club.

The event also included a curtain-raiser to the seventh Kerala Bala Krishi Shasthra Congress, where students from GHSS, Cotton Hill; GHSS, Venganoor; St. Marys HSS, Pattom; and MGM School, Varkala, made presentations on agriculture.