Ludhiana, July 14, 2017: To convey the message of natural resource conservation, a technical play entitled “Sambho Dharti Amber” was enacted by the students of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) in association with the Government Senior Secondary School, Sathiala, Amritsar and the Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Noormahal, Jalandhar. The play was staged at Kirat Bhawan, Noormahal, Jalandhar, as a part of the project, sanctioned by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
On the occasion, President of Nagar Council (Noormahal), Jagat Mohan Sharma; Chairman of Marketing Committee, Savtesh Singh Bassi; Associate Director of KVK, Dr Kuldeep Singh; Nagar Councilor, Pradeep Jassal; Progressive Farmer, Ranjit Singh Hundal and farmers, farm women and their children were present.
Appreciating the play, S. Hundal stressed on making judicious use of agro-chemcials to save the environment.
Dr Kuldeep Singh said the play is a unique way of conveying the scientific message to the common man as well as the farming community. He appealed the artists to enact the play again in October.
Dr Anil Sharma, Principal Scientist of the project, said the play aimed at appealing the farmers to save water, maintain soil health and protect the environment.
Later, an interaction was held among the farmers, students and KVK scientists. For judicious and careful use of pesticides, books and calendars were distributed among the farmers and the school children. In this play, 15 PAU students namely Parwinder Singh Bassi, Harjit Singh Laddar, Suridner Singh, Gurpreet Singh, Abhishek Vij, Jaswant Singh, Gurpant Singh, Amarinder Singh, Ashish Jindal, Narjit Singh, etc. participated.