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Skill development training for farm women in Peren

Skill development training for farm women in Peren
Farm women participants with KVK officials during the training conducted by KVK Peren.
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 10/29/2020 12:34:03 PM IST

KVK Peren under ICAR Research Complex for NER, Nagaland centre conducted a three-day skill development training programme on seed production technology of vegetable crops at Jalukielo village under Jalukie block, Peren from October 27. 

A press release by KVK Peren i/c programme coordinator, Dr. L. Babita Devi stated that, training was conducted to make the small scale farmers aware about the importance of seed production in vegetables and its avenue for income generation and self employment. 

Course coordinator Dr. Patu  K .Zeliang, ACTO PBG imparted training on package of practices to be followed like seed selection, nursery preparation, transplanting, maintenance of isolation distance, rogueing, intercultural operations, regular monitoring and phytosanitary measures to be followed during harvesting and storage with emphasis on frenchbean, king chilly, and mustard for seed production. 

Topic on pest and disease management in winter vegetable crops was taken up Akam Zeliang, DPD ATMA Peren. Bamboo shoot pickle making was also demonstrated to the farm women so that they could incorporate value addition of bamboo shoots during surplus season for better economic returns.

Maize shellers for drudgery reduction and health care of farm women during processing of maize were distributed along with Rabi season vegetable seeds. 

Twenty five farm women attended the programme.

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