| KVK,Sonitpur,AAU,Napam nominated Mr. Mrinal Kr. Borah,a progressive farmer of Sonitpur district for participation in 17th ICAR foundation
day(Eastern Region) held at Ranchi on 22nd Feb,2017.Around 200 progressive farmers from 6 different states of eastern region participated in the day long programme which includes field visit to adopted
villages,Krishi Mela and open session.
In the open session,hon'ble governor of Jharkhand attended as chief guest and a host of dignatories from ICAR institutes and agricultural universities were present.In the open session the 9(nine) progressive farmers from Assam were felicitated in recognition of their innovation in farming practices.
Mr. Mrinal Kr.Borah in the open session shared his experiences on farming highlighting the irrigation methods being employed in his farm namely rain gun methods,undergravity drip irrigation method and T-shallow tubewell irrigation methods. It is noteworthy that Mr. Borah has modified the aforesaid irrigation methods to suit his farming conditions in a cost effective way.