Chandel, 17/09/2021: International Year of Millet 2023 and campaign on Nutri -Garden and Tree Plantation was conducted today at KVK Chandel. Ng. Vincent Monsang, Chief Monsangpantha village; Roshnichand, CDPO, ICDS Chandel and Dr. A. Ameeta Devi, Head in-charge of ICAR-KVK Chandel were Chief Guest, Guest of Honour and President respectively.
Ng. Vincent Monsang in his speech stressed the importance of Health is wealth and role of women in providing balance diet to the children. While Roshnichand emphasis on the nutri-gardening for providing nutri-food to the individual household, she also encouraged the School children to learn about the nutri-food and to be health conscious. And Dr. A. Ameeta Devi inform the female children and farmers to approach KVK Chandel for any training on nutri gardening. Dr. Y. Prabhabati Devi, SMS (Home Science) gave the keynote address. During the programme, tree plantation, distribution of plant sapling, seed package distribution to farmers, girl children eating nutri-millets, exhibition on value added products from millets, training on nutri-millets and film show on nutri-millets were conducted. The programme was attended by 40 girl children, 35 women farmers and staff of KVK Chandel.