Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Budh Singh Wala, Moga celebrated “Mahila Kisan Divas” on 15th October, 2017. On this occasion, lectures aimed at gender mainstreaming in agriculture were delivered by the scientists of KVK.  Dr. Amandeep Singh Brar, Deputy Director (Trg.) stressed upon the role of women in agriculture and also highlighted the importance ofkitchen gardening and cultivation of aromatic plants at household level.  Dr. Parminder Kaur, Assoc. Prof. (H. Sci.) emphasized upon the role of self-help groups in women empowerment. Dr. Arshdeep Kaur, Asstt. Prof. (Entomology) enlightened the rural women regarding the control of various stored grain insect pests and household pests.  An impressive exhibition highlighting various drudgery reduction tools for women in agriculture was also organized on this occasion. Extension literature regarding the role of self-help groups, income generation through subsidiary occupations was distributed among the rural women.         

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