Vadakkekara panchayat bags 5 agriculture awards including best student farmer
Paravur: Vadakkekara panchayat has won 5 awards in the agriculture sector instituted by the Department of Agriculture Development and Farmers Welfare.
The panchayat won the first and second prize for the best student farmer, best principal, best teacher, and second prize for best school award. The awards have been organised by the department as part of the vegetable development program.
First prize winners will get Rs 15,000 and second prize winners will get Rs 7,500.
Krishnatheertha, a student of class 7 at Paravur St. Aloysius High School, won the best student farmer award. The second prize was bagged by Vavakkadu native Arjun Krishna, who is a class 10 student of SNM Higher Secondary School.
These students were interested in agriculture since their childhood.
PJ Volga of SNM Government LP School in Kottuvallikkadu has been awarded the best principal award. This school bagged second prize in the best school category. PV Meenakumari of the same school has been awarded best teacher award as well.
The agriculture revolution in Vadakkekara panchayat has been led by Kottuvallikkadu SNM Government LP School.