The United Nations declared 2016 as the International Year of Pulses (IYP). Department of Botany, St. Joseph’s College, Irinjalakuda celebrated it grandly with the financial support of KSCSTE and conducted a regional seminar on the importance of pulses. The official inauguration of the celebrations was on 29th June 2016 by Dr. Carla Schenzen, Lecturer, Department of Agriculture, Martin Luther University, Germany.
On the same day we conducted an invited lecture on the topic “Importance of Pulses in our diet” by Ms. Nimitha Suresh, Lecturer Department of Home Science, Vimala College, Thrissur. The target group was the students of our department and the local community around Irinjalakuda. Nearly 200 people were participated for the programme.
Seeds and seedling distribution to the local community was one of the major attraction of the day, it was inaugurated by Principal Dr. Sr. Christy.
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