General manager, regional office, NABARD, Dimapur, Dr. Saha along with other officials visited Jalukie area on November 19.
The team conducted training on SRI for farmers at Mhainamtsi and also visited SRI fields being implemented this year at Mhainamtsi, Samziuram and other Jalukie valley villages in Peren district. Mandal, DGM also visited the TDF villages–Pelekie, Beisumpuikam and Ikiesingram on November 18.
People of different villages thronged to receive NABARD officials with gratefulness for giving them hope to better a life where no other development agencies could reach them.
It may be noted that NABARD has been funding for Tribal Development Fund (TDF), Revolving Fund Assistance (RFA) and System of Rice Intensification (SRI) to farmers of the district through Development wing of Rongmei Baptist Association Nagaland (RBA). At least 500 households were benefited through the ongoing programmes.