Head office Phek district farmers’ union was inaugurated on June 4 at Pfutsero with Sanyi Dukru, president of the Phek district timbers association as chief guest. Speaking on the occasion, he stressed on social unity through cultivation and plantation while impressing upon sales at minimum rate to make maximum sales and maximum profit.
Also elaborating on the benefit of organic farming, he said that there is transfer of newly developed technologies to the rural based farmers and further called for zoning cultivation and massive commercial cultivation.
A minute’s silence was observed by the members present in honour of late Mr & Mrs. Imyulepden, district horticulture officer Phek who were killed in an accident some weeks back.
A press release received here also informed that Union constituted a special committee on review and implementation of Phek district socio-economic vision 2020 comprising of ten expert members. Union further informed that the present tenure of the Phek District Farmers’ Union Office Bearers has been extended upto October 2011 due to unavoidable circumstances.
Union has meanwhile thanked Sanyi Dukru, President of Phek District Timbers Association and Kedutsolhi Wetsah, General secretary of Phek district co-operative societies union for their contribution in furnishing its head office at Pfutsero Town.