Suttur, January 12, 2022: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra, Suttur, had organized a training program on manufacturing various products using indigenous cow dung and urine, as part of the 75th Indian Independence Day celebrations.
Smt. Netravati Yettinamani, Home Scientist, JSS KVK provided information about the various products that can be manufactured using indigenous cow dung. She explained in detail the significance of indigenous cows, their dung and urine, and their medicinal qualities. She informed how various products like Vibhuti, Agarbathi sticks, Mosquito Coil, and other products can be manufactured using indigenous cow dung. She also explained how other products like phenyl, shampoo, etc. can be manufactured using cow urine.
A demonstration was performed on how to prepare vibhuti using cow dung and phenyl using cow urine.
The program was conducted for the benefit of self-help group women. After the training program, they were taken on a field visit to experience the JSS KVKs demo horticulture crop, nursery, vermicompost unit, vibhuti manufacturing unit, earthen pots making unit, and food processing unit, and necessary information was provided to them.
About 40 women from the Sri Kshetra Dharmastala Rural Development Society, Nerale, and self-help groups of Badanavalu villages participated in the program.
Smt.Bhagya, Coordinating Officer, Gnanavikas Scheme, of the Srikshetra Dharmastala Rural Development Society, Nanjangud Division, Smt. Ashwini, work representative of Badanawalu Village, Smt. Mahadevamma of Nerale Village and others were present.