KVKs conduct training activities in Wokha, Peren

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 3/23/2020 9:39:37 AM IST

Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) has been conducting various training activities for youths and farmers across the state. 

KVK Wokha: Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) skill training programme on “floriculturist-protected cultivation” under Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI), Wokha concluded on March 12 with Echungbemo Erui, EAC, Chukitong as the special guest of the valedictory programme.

A press release from KVK Wokha stated that, Echungbemo Erui encouraged the trainees to take up floriculture as an enterprise since there was a demand of flowers in the district for use on every occasion. Earlier, Dr. Santosh Kr. Baishya, senior scientist & head, KVK, Wokha apprised the importance and benefits of skill training programmes, Megokhono Meyase, SMS horticulture and trainer of the programme gave a brief review of the programme while BL. Mhalo Tungoe, SMS agriculture extension delivered welcome address and Thungchano Ezung, programme assistant, food technology pronounced vote of thanks. Skill training programme on floriculturist-protected cultivation which was conducted from February 17 to March 12 was a certificate course under the ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, government of India. An exposure tour was also organised to visit the centre of excellence at Mokokchung for the trainees. Assessment of the training was also conducted on March 13. Altogether, 20 trainees including youths and housewives completed the 25-day training course.

KVK Peren: Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Peren district organised a three-day training programme for rural youth on “broiler rabbit farming” from March 11 to 13 at St. Xavier College, Jalukie.

A press release from KVK Peren stated that during the technical session, Dr. L. Babita Devi, ACTO (A/Sc) & in-charge head delivered lectures on broiler rabbit farming and elaborated about the importance of rabbit farming. Youths were also taken for an exposure visit to the rabbit demo unit of KVK Dimapur, ICAR, Nagaland centre where Dr. Ebibeni Ngullie, in-charge head, KVK Dimapur explained in details about the different farm activities. Altogether 20 rural youths from different villages in Peren district attended the training-cum-exposure visit programme. 

KVK Jalukie: KVK Peren, ICAR RC for NEH region, Nagaland centre, Jalukie conducted field day on backyard poultry (vanaraja)-cum-farmer scientist interaction programme at ward number 9, Jalukie, Peren on March 5. The aim of the field day was to sensitise participants about backyard poultry technology with vanaraja breed. 

A press release from KVK Peren stated that Dr. L. Babita Devi, SS and head elaborated in detail about the programme and importance of good quality germplasm for backyard system of rearing and their management.

Z. James Kikon, ACTO, soil sc, spoke about the concept of field day and its importance for horizontal spread of the technology and advised the farmers to take up poultry as entrepreneurship development, while Dr. Patu Khate ACTO (PBG) delivered a presentation on maize cultivation for feed and fodder.

Heideura, chairman, ward number 9 also expressed his gratitude to KVK Peren and requested all the participants to work sincerely for the benefits provided by government departments. Participants were taken to the demonstration unit to see the performance of vanaraja in backyard condition. Altogether, 82 participants including officials from Jalukie colony, Mhainamtsi, Samzuiram, High School Colony and Midland Colony attended the programme.


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