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ATMAs conduct various trainings & demonstrations in the state

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 12/21/2020 11:23:53 AM IST

Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) has been conducting trainings and demonstrations at various blocks across Nagaland for the benefit of farmers.

ATMA Wokha: Six-day training programme on mushroom production techniques for rural youths under skill training of rural youth (STRY) was organised by ATMA Wokha in collaboration with KVK Wokha from December 7 to 12. 

A press release by ATMA Wokha T Subenthung Yanthan stated that, training was organized in association with State Agricultural Management & Extension Training institute (SAMETI) & National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE). Training was to impart skill-based training to rural youth on agro-based vocational areas in compliance with national policy on skill development & entrepreneurship in agriculture and allied areas to promote employment in rural areas.  Various topics on mushroom cultivation for entrepreneurship development and species of mushroom etc were thoroughly covered by the resource person (ACTO) KVK, Dr. Mhalo Tungoe Lungalung.  Practical demonstration on oyster mushroom cultivation was also carried out with an active participation from the youths. A field visit to poultry unit, piggery unit, fish cum duck farming etc were carried out. Altogether, 15 rural youths attended the training. Training was conducted under the supervision of the two deputy project directors, Yanglen Y Jami and T. Subenthung Yanthan. 

ATMA Peren: ATMA Peren district conducted skill training of rural youth (STRY) on raised bed nursery at Jalukie Town Women Welfare conference hall from December 7 to 12. 

A press release by ATMA Peren stated that, resource person Akam Zeliang and Aola Tzudir highlighted on raised bed nursery and its benefits, attended by 17 rural youth from New Jalukie, Nkwareu, Mhainamtsi and Samziuram villages. Hands on demonstration were held at St. Xavier College, Jalukie town where the trainees were trained with the motives of “Learning by doing”. Raised bed preparation and different types of vegetables seed sowing was demonstrated. On the 6th day the trainees were taken to organic farm at Samziuram village where raised bed nursery system was being practiced suc

ATMA Kohima:  ATMA Kohima district conducted training programme on oyster mushroom cultivation through paddy straw under skill training for rural youth (STRY) scheme under sub-mission on agriculture extension (SMAE) of National Mission on Agricultural Extension  Technology (NMAET) of ministry of Agriculture and Famer’s Welfare, India from December 7 to12 at Perizie Colony, Kohima. A press release by deputy PD (ATMA), Rokoshuno Angela stated that horticulture inspector and team member, Nagaland Beekeeping & Honey Mission (NBHM), Mhathung Tsopoe was the resource person for the training programme. Medicinal, nutritional and economic benefits were introduced to the trainees. Altogether, 18 participants were trained.

ATMA Jalukie block: Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) Jalukie block, Peren inaugurated a fishery farm school at Jalukie town on November 23. A press release by ATMA Jalukie block stated that, the farm school was inaugurated by horticulture inspector and convener Ibotui, where Pauchikap was appointed as the farm school teacher. Earlier BTM, Jalukie block, Aola Tzudir highlighted the concept of farm school and functions of ATMA where contingency and fish feeds were also handed over to the farm school teacher. Altogether 11 farmers attended the inauguration programme.

ATMA Satakha block: ATMA Satakha block, organised training and demonstration programme at Sukhai village on November 7. A press release by ATMA Satakha block stated that, training and demonstration was conducted on cultivation practices of multilayer farming, chilli cultivation through mulching sheet technique and bio compost and organic mulching.Training and demonstration was conducted by ATM, Tovi V Jimomi, where he briefed participants through audio and visual display with demonstration and also stressed on importance, benefits and positive. He also encouraged and disseminated knowledge farmers to start more focus in agriculture sector, as it was to be one major impact and key pillars for economy of the state. Training and demonstration was conducted as per request by Sukhai village. 

ATMA Tening block, New Tesen: ATMA Tening block, inaugurated a piggery farm school at New Tesen, Peren on November 21. The inaugural function was held at the piggery farm of farm school teacher Aku Cerai at New Tesen village. The concept of farm school was delivered by ATM Tening, Woshan. Handing over of kits along with the contingency to the farm school teacher was also done. In the technical session ATM, Roko addressed on the importance of piggery farming and the general nutrition of pigs to the participants. Altogether 10 farmers attended the inaugural programme. 

ATMA Jalukie block: ATMA Jalukie block, Peren inaugurated fishery farm school at Jalukie town on November 23. 

A press release by ATMA Jalukie block stated that the farm school was inaugurated by horticulture inspector and convener ATMA Jalukie block, Ibotui where Pauchikap was appointed as the farm school teacher. During the inauguration programme, concept of farm school and functions of ATMA was highlighted by BTM, Aola Tzudir.  Altogether 11 farmers attended the inauguration programme wherein contingency and fish feeds were handed over to the farm school teacher. 

ATMA Peren block: Agricultural technology management agency (ATMA) Peren block, inaugurated a vegetable farm school at Old Peren on November 28, at the field of farm school teacher, Old Peren village. Farm school was inaugurated by BTT convener Mapeuheile (AO) and the concept of farm school, role of farm teacher was also explained to the farmers. Pauheigalak was appointed as farm school teacher who encouraged the neighbouring farmers to be more dedicated in their work. Altogether 15 farmers attended the inaugural programme. 

ATMA Ahthibung block: Agricultural technology management agency (ATMA) Ahthibung block inaugurated pineapple farm school at Pellhang village on November 23. Special guest James Kikon (ACTO), KVK Peren in his speech encouraged the farmers to impart the knowledge and importance of sustainable farming to their children. He enlightened them with inputs on spacing and on the benefits of pineapple farming. Earlier, programme was chaired by block convenor, Ahthibung, Oren Odyou, and the farm school was inaugurated by assistant chief technical officer, KVK Peren, James Kikon.  The functions of ATMA and the concept of farm school were delivered by BTM, Lhaihoichong. Altogether 10 farmers attended and Nengneilhai was appointed as the farm teacher. The farm teacher was also given all the necessary tools required in the farm along with some winter vegetables seeds.


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