Training prog begins

Training prog begins

Churachandpur: A three day programme on ‘Improved Production Technology of Pineapple and Khasi Mandarian from August 22-24, 2016’ was inaugurated by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Churachandpur at the training hall of KVK, Churachandpur under ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Imphal today.
Assistant Commissioner as well as DC, Churachandpur Thenlaljoy Gangte, senior Scientist and head of KVK, Churachandpur Dr Niranjan Lal, District Agriculture officer I Radhacharan Singh, ex-member of Board of Directors , National Horticulture Board LB Sinate attended the inaugural function as dignitaries.
Speaking at the event, Scientist of ICAR Manipur Dr SS Roy highlighted the NEC funded project on Integrated horticulture including fisheries for NEH region.
Thenlaljoy appealed the farmers of Churachandpur district to take guidance from KVK for increasing the productivity of agriculture and horticulture crops.
I Radhacharan urged the farmers to try their hands on fruit crops to enhance their economy and livelihood and also to reduce Jhum cultivation.
Dr PK Swarasat said that such type of capacity building programme is crucial to reduce the gap between the farmers and the experts.
A total of 60 farmers of Churachandpur district attended the training programme.
A lecture demonstration on different aspects, issues and problems faced by mandarian and pineapple growers of Churachandpur will be delivered by SMS Horticulture Dr RK Roshan, farm manager L Basil, SMS Home Science Dr S Roma Devi and ATM ATMA W Nupendra Singh on the following days of the training.

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