Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, June 10
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has stated his authorities would begin soil testing on 25 lakh acres this fiscal.
“Soil well being playing cards ought to be issued to farmers after checking each acre of agricultural land in order that farmers keep away from pointless use of fertilisers and add vitamins to the land, as required,” he stated whereas presiding over a overview assembly of the soil well being card scheme right here yesterday.
Khattar directed official to finish the work of soil testing on 75 lakh acres of land within the state in three years.
“Within the soil well being card, info associated to vitamins current within the soil can be talked about intimately. This may embody info relating to land fertility, nitrogen, natural carbon, zinc and phosphorus,” he stated.
The Chief Minister added, “Beneath the scheme, college students of faculty and senior secondary faculties will acquire samples and take a look at them within the lab. By doing so, they are going to be taught in addition to earn.”