Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Awareness programme on digital literacy held

The EAC, Sakshi, Longleng in collaboration with SBI Longleng, Veterinary department Longleng and National Helpline for Senior Citizens, Nagaland conducted a sensitisation/awareness programme at Sakshi on February 11.
The programme covered topics including Kisan Credit Card (KCC), piggery, poultry, dairy farming & Mithun rearing and helpline for senior citizens.
According to a DIPR report, branch manager SBI Longleng, Dowari stressed on the importance of income generation through piggery and poultry rearing at village level.
Dowari highlighted the availability of KCC through which financial help in the form of loan could be availed by various farmers which in turn would boost rural economy.
Veterinary surgeon (VS), Dr. Aoyimsen Jamir spoke on the economic value of rearing livestock at village level.
He said that while a separate veterinary outpost for EAC Sakshi circle was awaiting administrative clearance, the concerned department was actively coordinating with DFO, Longleng in surveillance of wild animals within the region.
Stressing on the importance of “technology transfer” concerning poultry rearing, Dr. Jamir pointed out that vaccination in proper time suiting to the local condition was imperative in achieving a positive outcome. He further stated that Innovation Poultry Production (IPP) scheme was in the offing which would be soon implemented during the current financial year 2022-2023.
Meanwhile, field response officer (FRO) National Helpline for Senior Citizens, Nagaland, Zhoposato Thari highlighted the role of their service for senior citizens in the district.
Altogether, around 70 participants from seven villages under Sakshi circle attended the awareness programme.