Why In News?
- On December 4, 2022, Ranjita Hembram was unanimously elected president of the Jharkhand Administrative Service Association in the general body-election process of Ranchi College at Aryabhatta Auditorium, Ranchi University, Morabadi, capital Ranchi. For the first time in Jharkhand's 22-year history, a woman has been elected president of the Administrative Services Association.
- Apart from Ranjita Hembram, Seraikela-Kharsawan's DDC Praveen Gagarai had also nominated for the post. Later Praveen withdrew his name and Ranjit Hembram was unanimously elected as the President of the Jharkhand Administrative Services Association. Ram Kumar Sinha was the president of this association before Ranjita Hembram was elected as the president.
- Ranjita Hembram joined the administrative service after passing the Bihar Administrative Service Commission (BPSC) examination. She was a female topper in the examination held in United Bihar. He was ranked seventh overall in the whole of Bihar. Ranjita Hembram, a 41st BPSC 1998 batch officer, has been the Block Development Officer (BDO) of Ratu block of Ranchi district.
- Ranjita Hembram is currently joint secretary of Jharkhand Joint Entrance Examination Council. She is also the Deputy Controller of Examinations of Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (JCECEB).
Why In News?
- On December 3, 2022, Dr. Amrit Kumar Jha, Chief Scientist of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, in a national workshop organized for natural farming at Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Agricultural University, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, told that soon farmers will be given natural farming in nine districts including Sahibganj of Jharkhand. Farming training will be given.
- It is noteworthy that a program is being organized for natural farming in 425 districts across the country. In this, nine districts including Sahibganj of Jharkhand have also been selected.
- Under this, the farmers will be told the methods of natural farming. Farmers will be made aware about promoting natural farming instead of using chemical fertilizers.
- Farmers will be made aware by training them to do natural farming, so that the fertility of the soil remains. Farmers should do natural farming by not using chemical fertilizers in the fields, by using more and more cow dung, manure and cow urine in the fields, so that the number of earthworms in the fields can increase. The use of chemical fertilizers is reducing the number of earthworms in the field, due to which the fertility of the fields is decreasing.
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