In conjunction with ‘World No Tobacco Day’ celebration, the Research, Demonstration & Training Centre, Sechü; Zübza, on Tuesday organized a plantation day. The plantation day was organized to combat with the adverse environmental challenges. This is the first of its kind in the training centre, which was a joint venture between the pre-service SCA trainees and the officers and staff, under the leadership of Myansao Lotha, ASCO (R).
The State Soil and Water Conservation Research, Demonstration and Training Centre, Sechu; Zubza, which is 16 kms away from Kohima was set up during the year 1970, under the aegis of Department of Soil and Water Conservation. The centre is equipped with different subjects - botanical garden, model organic farm, agro-forestry, vermiculture hatchery, nursery, meteorological observatory for weather forecast, mini soil testing laboratory, run-off plots, water harvesting pond and water harvesting structures, etc.