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Sales day, health mela held in Tuensang
Published on 16 Dec. 2009 11:50 PM IST
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The 2nd Edou SHG conference-cum- sales day and Health Mela was held from December 9 to 11 at Tuensang Village. The event was organized by Eleutheros Christian Society (ECS) and sponsored by NABARD, ATMA Tuensang and Action Aid India. Altogether 356 delegates from 169 Edou from 37 villages and Tuensang Town Edous attended the conference. Various kinds of food crops, art and crafts, fruits and vegetables were displayed for sale on December 10 and the sales day witnessed a total sales proceed of Rs 1, 50,000. Dr. Moa Walling, DHO Tuensang and PD of ATMA shared the concept of the ATMA and technology. The horticulture department also took part in the sales event. Health camp was organized through ECS unit incorporating HIV testing and sale of medicine at MRP. People came for health checkup and were also tested for HIV. In the evening musical presentation, artists from Gabriel Ministry Tuensang, Eastern Highway and star kids champion including various others performed onstage. The agri and allied departments and KVK Tuensang facilitated the training on December 11. Based on the topography and climatic condition, the villages were divided into ‘cropping or agri zone’ with an intention to produce selected crops for commercial production. The organization also thanked the SP, SDPO, DPRO, TTC and power department for their support and help in transporting goods from the villages and to Citizens’ Union Tuensang Village, Tuensang village Baptist Church, BYE, Village Guard, volunteers, Dolen Thangjam (development committee) individuals and well wishers for the success of the event.

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