Vegetable harvest at school inaugurated

Published: 06th December 2012 11:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th December 2012 11:46 AM   |  A+A-


The harvest of the district-level vegetable cultivation being implemented at the schools by the Agriculture Department was inaugurated by district agriculture officer A M Sunil Kumar at Attukal Government UP School near Nedumangad here.

 The cultivation of vegetables was held on the 15 cents of land with the support of Panavoor agriculture officer Mathew Koshy, agriculture assistant Praveen, headmaster Siddique, teachers Shaji and Anuranj and Agriculture Club of the students.

The harvest of string beans and ladies finger was held at the school where Nedumangad agriculture assistant director Sali V Joseph, ward member Jayakumari and district-level Krishi Padam faculty members participated.

 Around 150 kilogram of cucumber was harvested which was cultivated in two metre square of land. 22 kilograms of spinach, 15 kilograms of string beans, 10 kilograms of ladies finger, tomato and chilli were harvested.

The students of this school have cultivated the vegetables with the water used for washing their hands.

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