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CM inaugurates Soil Museum

soil_musueumThiruvananthapuram 01-01-2014: CM today inaugurated the first Soil Museum in India having international standard. The museum has been set up near the Central Soil testing laboratory at Paraottukonam.

Almost all varieties of soil seen in Kerala has been exhibited here. Information Centre, Mini Theatre, water conserving models are also a part of the museum. CM said that increase of production in agriculture sector can be attained only by knowing the soil in which one cultivates. The soil museum will help to know the soil in a better manner, said the CM and added that this museum will become the pride of Kerala.

The state level inauguration of bio gas plants that is to be installed in selected schools was also carried out by the CM.

Minister KM Mani inaugurated the Soil Information Centre. Minister KP Mohanan presided over the function.

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