As a part of Saavayava Saptaha , the Bioscience association had organized a workshop on Grafting Techniques and Identification of Organic Vegetables followed by an Exhibition on Organic Products on September 4th 2019.
The programme started with an inauguration held at Sanidhya hall at 9.00 am. The esteemed guests were Mr. Anil Balanja, an organic farmer and Mr. Shiva Prakash, expert in field biology. Mr Anil Balanja rendered his guest lecture on hybrid, terrace gardening and grafting.
The Presidential address was given by Dr John D silva , director of Xavier Block. He motivated all the students to be ecofriendly . The programme was inaugurated by sowing the organic seeds in organic soil. Ms Rashmi K introduced the speaker and welcomed the gathering. Dr Sana Sheikh delivered the vote of thanks. Ms Vimilda compered the session.
The inauguration was followed by workshop. The resource speaker for workshop on grafting techniques was Mr Anil Balanja who stressed on topics related to air layering, bud grafting. The resource person Mr. Shiva Prakash spoke on the identification of organic vegetables. Around 60 participants attended the workshop.
For the savayava organic exhibition, around 27 teams of participants over 110 students exhibited the organic products such as organic vegetables, cereals, medicinal plants, herbal products, ointments, sanitizers, mosquito repellants, coconut shell crafts, wooden toys, combustion furnace, oils, soaps, face packs, dream catchers, key chains and many more.