The Division of Social sciences and training, ICAR-IIHR organised a programme on recycling of organic waste into useful manure at Linganahalli village, adopted by IIHR scientist under MGMG programme. Dr. Selvakumar, Principal Scientist (Agricultural Microbiology) explained the process of fast decomposition of organic waste into manure by application of Arka Decomposer. Dr G R Smitha, member of Swachh Bharath Implementation committee explained the importance of segregation of waste into wet waste and dry waste etc. with the help of placards prepared for the purpose. Dr. R Venkat Kumar, Head, Dr. K. Achala Paripurna, Dr. T M Gajanana, Dr B Narayana Swamy, Dr Venugopalan from the division of social sciences and training along with the farmers of Linganahalli village attended the programme.
In another programme organised at CHES, Chettalli an awareness programme among staff about utilization of farm waste to produce compost and demonstration of composting using Arka Microbial Consortium Decomposer.