Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Training on organic tea farming conducted at Akumen village

Ayulcr Tea Private Limited and Tea Board of India conducted a training on “organic tea farming, quality control and certification” at Akumen village under Mokokchung district on Thursday.
In a press release, Ayulcr Tea Private Ltd informed that during the programme, resource person, development officer, Tea Board of India, Kamal Mazumdar spoke about the quality of organic tea over quantity in traditional tea farming, which he said, did not have a high demand in market but had health benefits.
He informed the tea growers on using locally available resources to make fertiliser and pesticides to control the diseases and not use expensive unhealthy chemicals.
Mazumdar also said under Ayulcr Tea Company, Tea board of India was ready to venture into projects and would help Naga tea growers.
He further invited interested farmers to register for free week-long training on organic farming at Jorhat Agri College.
Meanwhile, managing director, Ayulcr Tea Company, Limanungsang Jamir encouraged tea growers to continue expanding the farming area and to control the use of chemicals.
He also informed that the working of factory setup at Akumen village has begun.
More than 60 tea growers from Akumen, Tsuremmen and surrounding region attended the training programme.
Earlier, the programme was hosted by Dr. Yanger while a welcome speech was delivered by the village council.