Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Tuensang held a launching programme on System of Rice Intensification technology in Tuensang district on August 13. The Technology was officially launched by Temjen Ao, district agriculture officer Tuensang.
Dr Chingmak Kejong, Secretary, Eleutheros Christian Society also encouraged the farmers to be dedicated in carrying out the technology.
He further encouraged Krishi Vigyan Kendra to disseminate more new technology to the farmers.
Tokiho Achumi, SMS (Agronomy) in-charge of the programme briefed the farmers on prospect of System of Rice Intensification Technology in the district.
Cono weeders were also distributed to the farmers under SRI demonstration project sponsored by NABARD, RO Dimapur and promoted by Krishi Vigyan Kendra Tuensang.