Four days training on scientific method of piggery management for members of SHG was held at Tuli Town Hall from March 28. The training programme was implemented by “Molung’s Women and Child Welfare Society (MWCWS)”, Diphupar, Dimapur and sponsored by NABARD, Dimapur under NEC fund.
The training was aimed at providing firsthand demonstration and imparting adequate knowledge and information on how to rear pigs.
The main resource persons were Dr. Rongsensosang SMS (AH & Vety) from KVK, Mokokchung and Dr. Aoyimsen Veterinary department Mokokchung provided a comprehensive training on piggery management. Wangshikokla jamir, the secretary of MWCWS facilitated the sessions on financial management, basic book keeping, and banking system (MIS).
The resource persons provided a comprehensive scientific method of piggery management, from choosing pig varieties for rearing, to housing, cleanliness, nutrition, health care management and disease control to financial management and market management. The sessions were interactive in nature and those of SHGs were further helped with management skills.
The books of accounts were also checked and clarifications were sought from both sides. Members of self help groups expressed gratitude to NABARD, MWCWS and resource persons from different departments and expressed confidence to better manage their piggery projects.