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IIL Foundation organises seminar on management of black thrips in Chilli Crop for input dealers and farmers

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12 October 2022, Guntur: Looking to the importance to the management of black thrips in Chilli crop, Insecticides (India) Ltd. (IIL)’s CSR wing IIL Foundation organised an educational seminar on “Management of Black Thrips in Chilli Crop” for the farmers and input dealers of Guntur region. About 200 Input dealers and farmers attended the same and took the benefit of the seminar in the interest of the coming Chilli crop.   

Ms. K. Sireesha, Scientist-Entomologist, Lam, Guntur was the chief guest on the occasion, she briefed on the subject and shared her experience on the subject in the interest of the farmers so that we can prevent the same and save the chilli crop from black thrips. The seminar was organised at KM Convention A/C, Janapadu Road, Piduguralla. 

Mr. V. K. Garg, Vice President, Insecticides (India) Limited also participated in the same and expressed his views on the subject. He mentioned “Insecticides (India) Limited, through its CSR arm – IIL Foundation, is known for hosting camps as a part of its farmers’ education project. We have done some educational programs in the past also, where seminars and meetings were organised in different parts of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana for the awareness of judicious use of agro chemicals. Chilli is one of the main crops in this region of Andhra Pradesh and black thrips is a serious problem which needs to be managed well in time to avoid the losses and keep the crop safe. IIL Foundation is working tirelessly for the awareness of the farmers and dealers so that right solution is provided at the right time, which will help farmers with healthy crop and better income.” 

Program was successful as the input dealers and farmers attended the same with full enthusiasm and took interest in all sessions. Sri. B. Jayaram Reddy, Zonal Manager, Insecticides (India) Limited and his team organised the same well. 

Also Read: Indian farmers are using less agrochemicals shows data for FY2021-22

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