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KVK (ICAR), Wokha SAC meet
Published on 14 Aug. 2010 12:05 AM IST
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Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting of KVK (ICAR), Wokha was conducted on August 5 at KVK conference hall, Wokha with Dr. B.P Bhatt, as the chairman for the meeting.
The meeting mainly focused on reviewing the activities that undertaken by the KVK during the year, 2009-10 for further improvement and the action that have been taken on the recommendation of the previously held SAC meeting and also the action plan for the year 2010-11.
Presentation for the action taken report and progress report for the year was presented to the house by N. Khumdemo Ezung, Programme coordinator (i/c) where the matter was deliberated and the members also brought out constructive suggestions to bring improvements for the benefit of farming community.
The house suggested to take up seed production programme particularly on the tried technologies such as Arkel, Naga King Chilli, Tomato (Mt-2 and MT-10) and Mokokchung cucumber on a buy back policy so as to popularize the varieties/technologies.
The presentation for the action plan for the year 2010-11 was presented by Dr. Moaakum Sangtam, SMS(A.Sc.) in which certain modification and addition with regard to trials and demonstration programme was suggested.
Branch Manager, State Bank of India, Wokha also participated in the meeting and put forth suggestions so as to encourage the farming community of the district.
He expressed the readiness of the bank to help financially to any farmers or groups in the form of loans who are really performing well in relation to Agri and allied activities citing examples of Mushroom cultivation and poultry farming.
He also suggested taking up Apiculture in the district particularly referring to low lying areas where Rapeseed and Mustard are grown so that the farmers will get dual benefit.
Altogether 40 members who participated in the meeting including district level Agri and allied officers, NGO’s, Scientist and progressive farmers.

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