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Awareness workshop on Farming System for Nutrition Approach organised

A one day awareness workshop on "Farming System for Nutrition Approach (FSN)" was organised at village Kachrewadi, Tq. & Distt. Jalna. The programme was chaired by Mrs. Subhadra Jadhav, Sarpanch, Kachrewadi. Mr. S. V. Sonune, Senior Scientist and Head of KVK, Shri. N. S. Pund, Ex-Agril. Officer, Mrs. Sangita Gaikwad, SMS (Home Science), Shri. Shivaji Nagve, Sarpanch, Wanadgaon were present on dais. Total 154 women and few farmers participated in the programme. In introductory reamrks, KVK Head expressed about the Introduction and need of the FSN project to the participants and also discussed regarding NARI Project, which is implemented all over India and working for the welfare of women and child. The main objective of this project is to minimize the malnutrition among children as well as women and for that this project works for the household food production which is important to diets of farm families, particularly small families. Shri Pund focused on the importance and execution of Nutritional Garden. Farmers should grow the vegetables, Seasonal fruits as well as include biofortified varieties of crops of Sorghum, Pearl millets, Maize for the fulfillment of the nutritional as per dietary requirement and use organic compost, vermi compost, dashpari ark, neemark, and make available fresh and residue free vegetables, fruits and grains for the households. The programme was facilitated by Home scientist. The FSN project is financially supported by UNICEF and jointly implemented by ICAR-ATARI, Pune, MCAER, Pune, MSSRF, Chennai and KVK-Jalna-I.

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