Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Tuensang held its annual Scientific Advisory Committee meeting on August 26 at KVK Conference Hall. Chairman of the committee A.Y. Ovung, director of agriculture chaired the meeting.
In his opening note, Ovung stated that only through the convergence of all Agri. & Allied departments, the strategies and solution can be formulated in tackling the problems of the farmers in particular and stagnant Agriculture condition of the state in general and said scientific advisory committee meet was the right platform for devising the plan into an action.
Achuchu Khate SMS (Horticulture) presented the achievements and ongoing activities of KVK Tuensang, 2009-10, while action plan for the year 2010-11 was presented by Roupfuselhou Kehie, followed by technical debate and critical analysis of Action Plan 2010-11 by the committee before final recommendation. Some important recommendations by the Committee were to strengthen the linkages with Agri. & Allied departments of the district to specify the problems specific to Tuensang and design technologies to rectify the Farmers’ problems, the unique agro-ecological characteristics of the district to be taken into consideration for better exploitation and dissemination of the technologies. Apart from scientific advisory committee members, T.V. Holo, joint director, Dr. Deepak Chetri, joint director, Dr. Amenla lady training officer, and Rajandra Sr. project officer from agriculture department also attended the meeting.