Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Barpeta celebrated the World Soil Day 2016 in conjunction with a Pre-Rabi campaign-2016-17 on 5th December 2016 in its campus at Howly. Every year this day is being observed to create an awareness among the farmers that maintaining soil health bears profound importance for sustainable agricultural production as well as for having a pollution free environment. The programme was attended by Md. Abdul Khaleque, MLA, Jania as the chief guest of the function. The programme was started with the inauguration of the agricultural exhibition by Sri Bipul Saikia, ADC, Barpeta.