Commissioner and Secretary of Agriculture, government of Assam M. Kalita said North Eastern states had the potential for development of both agriculture and horticulture sector but lack in the management of organization directly or indirectly lowered the graph in productivity.
The commissioner and secretary was addressing the inaugural function of training programme on general management organized by Central Institute of Horticulture (CIH) Department of Agriculture government of India, Medziphema which started from March 8 to 10 at National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD), Khanapara, Guwahati.
Resource person for the training was Prof. Sushil Kumar who is the Professor and Head at IIM, Lucknow and also dean at school of Management, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, U.P.
Earlier, the programme was chaired by Dr. Akali Sema, Director, CIH who welcomed the participants and also streamlined the objectives of the institute. She said training was organized with request from government officers of the North east states.
Altogether, 41 officials from different states of North East like Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim, officers from NIRD and APEDA, Guwahati, faculties from NU, SASRD and scientist from NRC (Mithun), Jharnapani and Technical from CIH attended the programme
The technical session covered an overview of the programme and experience sharing, changing education, research and management paradigm and need for innovative leadership, leadership skills and traits, leadership traits and supervision styles, conflict management, climate change, global warming and agriculture: leadership challenges and developing effective organizational culture. They also invited for conducting such training in respective states of North East for the higher officials too.