Krishi Vigyan Kendra Tuensang, along with Eleutheros Christian Society jointly organized ‘Kisan mela’ at NAP Sector, Tuensang town on September 10. The Mela was inaugurated by Imlong Nikshi, advisor, Tuensang Town Committee.
Imlong Nikshi said the district had ample potential to produce different agricultural to agro-based products, and the Kisan Mela could serve as the right platform to equip producers to expose their products to consumers, which would benefit the producers as well as the buyers.
He thanked KVK and ECS of the district for organizing the first of its kind event and said such initiatives should be continued even in near future.
Different items ranging from agriculture products to value added products were exhibited at the mela while on-spot technology demonstration by KVK, potatoes from Chendang, water melons from Saushou-Momchin and livestock feeds from ECS stall were the main attractions of the mela.
Peace SHG from NAP sector Tuensang town bagged the best farmer’s stall- awarded by the organizers. Altogether, 38 SHGs and progressive farmers from various villages and town participated in the mela.
Meanwhile, organizers thanked the development committee, Chang Baptist Church NAP sector for all the arrangements and physical help, participant farmers and SHGs for their vision and commitments towards development.