TAMIL NADU

Training programme on vegetables

PUDUKOTTAI, JULY 24. An off-campus training programme on "nutritional garden and importance of vegetables in human diet" for school children was organised by the Krishi Vigyan Kendra in a primary school at Pappanpatti in Alangudi taluk in the district recently.

Explaining the vital role played by vegetables in health and their nutritional value, A. Sankari, Training Associate (Horticulture), said India had been standing second in vegetable production after China. Steps should be taken to increase the productivity of vegetable crops.

G. Sindhumathi, Training Associate (Home Science), explained the importance of vegetables. Around 50 school children participated, a KVK release said.

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