❇️ 5 December
🎍World Soil Day
विश्व मृदा दिवस
Theme : 'Keep soil alive, Protect soil biodiversity'
• Study of Soil : Pedology
🌳To focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and to advocate for the sustainable management of soil resources.
🎍In December 2013, UN General Assembly at the 68th session declared 5 December as World Soil Day.
🌲The first World Soil Day was celebrated on 5 December, 2014.
🔶14 States reported reduction in prevalence of Soil-Transmitted Helminthiases (STH): MoHFW
🔶NFL launches five Mobile Soil Testing Labs for testing the soil samples at farmers' doorstep
🔶Indian-American Soil Scientist Dr. Rattan Lal Honoured as 2020 World Food Prize Laureate
🔶ISRO receives patent for highland soil simulant for future lunar missions
🔶 R Ashwin Becomes 3rd Bowler To Pick 250 Wickets On Indian Soil
Note : 19 February : Soil Health Card Day