A one day training programme on Bee keeping, Mushroom Cultivation and Nutritional Gardening under “Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan” was conducted on 13/06/2018 at Japhou Village, Chandel. The welcome address was given by Dr. Deepak Singh, Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK Chandel and keynote address on the activities on Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan was given by Dr. IM Singh, Joint Director, ICAR RC for NEH Region, Manipur Centre. Shri. Krishna Kumar, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Chandel emphasized the villagers to participate actively for achieving the goal of Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan. The programme was also participated by Central Observers Smt. Vayaila Rungsung, Dy. Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India and Smt. Dharkat Rungsung, Under Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highway, Government of India; Kh. Surchandra Singh, Joint Director, District Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department, Chandel; Ts. Gladny Monsang, District Agriculture Officer, Chandel and Honey Chara, District Horticulture Officer, Chandel.
As a part of Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan programme, Foot and Mouth Disease Vaccination on cattle were also conducted by KVK Chandel in collaboration with District Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department, Chandel.
In the training Session, Dr. N. Johnson Singh, SMS (Plant Protection), KVK Churachandpur spoke on Bee keeping and K. Lily Rangnamei, SMS (Horticulture), KVK Imphal West while Dr. Y. Prabhabati Devi, ACTO (Home Science), KVK Chandel spoke on Mushroom cultivation. An interaction programme was also conducted thereafter the training between the experts and the farmers. During the programme soil health cards, cono weeders, Seeds and sapling were distributed to the beneficiaries. The training was attended by staff of ATMA-Chandel; District Agriculture Department, Chandel; District Horticulture Department, Chandel; District Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department, Chandel and KVK Chandel.