Farmers training on Ramie cultivation was organised by Ramie research station, Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibers (CRIJAF), ICAR Sorbhog Barpeta Assam. The training was held under the directive of director CRIJAF (ICAR) Kolkata, Prof. B.S Mahapatra from November 22 to 28. The training was organised by scientist in-charge A.K Sharma and 12 progressive farmers were sponsored by VK Town Women Consumer Co-operative Society (VKTWCCS).
Programme coordinator Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Howly (Barpeta) Dr. Ranjit Sarma graced the occasion as chief guest and N.K Assumi as guest of honour.
Resource persons were Dr. Ranjit sarma PC KVK Howly; Dr. A.K sharma senior scientist and scientist in-charge RRS; N.L Das Tech. officer (T5)/farm manager RRS; D. Talukdar ex-tech officer RRS; B. Ramchairy Tech. assistant (T4); Dr. G.K Upamanya and Dr. T. S Begaum SMS (HS) KVK Howly; and Bhaskar Mohanta DDM NABARD.