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Mkg bags best ATMA
Correspondent KOHIMA, JUNE 1(NPN):
Published on 2 Jun. 2010 12:05 AM IST
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Mokokchung district ATMA was on Tuesday awarded best ATMA for the year 2009-10 by directorate of Agriculture for excelling in overall performance of cafeteria activities.
Kohima District ATMA bagged the same award for year 2008-09, and winning ATMAs were awarded with cash prize of Rs. One Lakh with certificate.
The award presentation function was held at IDWG meet cum review workshop on New Extension Reforms (ATMA) and Innovative Award at Hotel Japfü. APC and chairman IDWG, principal secretary of Agriculture, H.K. Khulu, who gave away the awards, said that the state agriculture sector was on the road to prosperity and encouraged progressive farmers, ATMAs, PPP mode entrepreneurs to work hard and excel more. Kohima district ATMA was also awarded as ‘Best Extension Practices’ and received an amount of Rs. 25,000 with certificate.
In innovation category, 7 enterprises were awarded, which included HITs-RIPDA-RIHAMPS Enterprise Dimapur; Bee Keeping Committee, Mima; Fishery Department, IAAVS; Neitho and Ruoko with Forest Department; Imnaluen Longkumer, 3-in-1 Tool and Agriculture Department; Bur-remba Pongen, Off Season Indigenous Cultivation and Horticulture Department; and Chotisuh Sazo and Tavesu, SAWO Cardamom Drier and Horticulture Department. They awarded with cash prize of Rs. 50,000 each along with certificates. While in the PPP Mode category, SAPFA-IPC Kohima ATMA and Agriculture department; CIG Siedze Krotho, Kohima ATMA and Agriculture department; Farm School Sangsanyu Tuensang ATMA and Veterinary and Animal Husbandry; Farm School Tuimei, Mon ATMA with LRD; Farm School Phiro Wokha ATMA and LRD; Farm School Yimli Mokokchung, ATMA and Veterinary and Animal Husbandry were awarded with cash awards of Rs. 20,000 each with certificates.

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