KVKs activities held in Tuensang, Peren

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 2/5/2020 9:42:09 AM IST

Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Tuensang organised training-cum-demonstration on the topic “Entrepreneurship development through value addition” on February 1, as a follow up training provided to the participants who had undergone training provided by the institute one year back to update on their activities. 

A press release from KVK Tuensang stated that, special guest for the programme was Dr. Pritpal Kaur SDPO, DEF-Tuensang. Speaking on the occasion, she encouraged each participant to be bold, independent, and creative in the business world and inculcate value creation. Resource person Neha Bharat Markad, trained the participants on chocolate candy making followed by hands on demonstration on packaging, labelling and sealing of products. 

Dr. Keviletsu Khate, senior scientist & head, KVK-Tsg gave a brief remark on the importance of value added product, its manufacturing and marketing

Altogether 19 participants attended the programme and they also received a certificate provided by Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI), Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, India.  As a start up, a set of garden tools were distributed to all the participants. 

Earlier, inaugural programme was chaired by Dr. Shisarenla Aier, subject matter specialist (Horticulture), KVK Tsg and welcome address by Yanger I. Kichu, farm manager, KVK-Tsg. 

KVK Peren: KVK Peren under ICAR research complex for NER, Nagaland Centre, Medziphema conducted field day cum farmer-scientist interaction programme in collaboration with ATMA Peren at Beisumpuikam on January 29.  A press release from KVK Peren stated that the programme was to sensitize the farmers of Beisumpuikam and neighbouring villages about the particular Toria variety TS 67, a short duration high yielding variety from AAU, Shillongani, Assam, taken up for frontline demonstration by the KVK in farmers field. 

Duties and responsibilities of a successful farmer were shared by Akam Zeliang, DPD, ATMA Peren.  Chairman, Tadibe Zeliang informed the gathering that Beisumpuikam village annually produce 1000 tonnes of rice, 62 tonnes of sesame, 20 tonnes of colocasia besides other vegetable and 42-45 tonnes of Toria and mustard and that the Toria variety TS 67 is doing well in the village. 

Special guest Sanizo Nienu DAO, Peren stressed on dignity of labour, management of time and resources and cautioned them to maintain work culture even in their respective fields. 

Council chairman of other villages, farmers, youth leaders including women farmers shared their observations and views. Farmers were also taken to the field to see the performance of the TS Toria variety. 75 farmers attended the day long programme. 

Earlier, programme started with a prayer by pastor Beisumpuikam Baptist church, welcome address by Dr. Babita Devi, theme of field day was shared by Z. James Kikon. Concluding remark was delivered by chair person Dr. Patu K. Zeliang.



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