ICAR Nagaland short course for farmers

ICAR Nagaland short course for farmers
Dr. Capt. G. D. Rao with organizers, speakers and participants of the ICAR ten-day short course held from November 27 to December 6.
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 12/9/2018 11:44:07 AM IST

A ten-day short course sponsored by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) on “Development of Agri-Entrepreneurship in NEH Region: A way for doubling the farmers income” was organized by ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Nagaland Centre, Medziphema from November 27 to December 6.

A press release from ICAR Nagaland Centre stated that Dr. Capt. G. D. Rao, dean College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, CAU, Jaukie and chief guest of the occasion, appreciated the course coordinators in particular and ICAR Nagaland Centre in general for organizing such a training program. 

Dr. Rao gave importance to development of agriculture in NEH by laying more emphasis on horticulture, spices and livestock which is a very important component in hill farming.

During the valedictory function on December 6, Dr. Rajesha G, course coordinator presented a summary of the ten-day program and highlighted different activities organized.

Seventeen participants from Nagaland, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Maharashtra and Jammu and Kashmir participated in the training program. Various external resource persons from the fields of agriculture, animal husbandry, fisheries, APEDA, Spice Board etc. delivered lectures on their respective fields of expertise.

Dr. Mahak Singh, course coordinator proposed the vote of thanks.


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