Chandel, 26.10.2018: A one day training programme on Bee keeping, Mushroom Cultivation, Nutrition Gardening and awareness programme on Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna under “Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan – II” was conducted at Ziontlang village for the villages of Ziontlang, Chandonpokpi and Old Wangparal , Chandel. Dr. Deepak Singh, Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK Chandel gave the keynote address on Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan – II for doubling the income of the farmers.
In the training session, topic on Bee keeping, Mushroom Cultivation and Nutrition Gardening and awareness programme for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY), which provides comprehensive crop insurance to the farmer, the resource persons were Dr. N. Johnson Singh, ACTO (Plant Protection), KVK Churachandpur; Dr. Kl. Levis Chongloi, ACTO (Agronomy) and Dr. Y. Prabhabati Devi, ACTO (Home Science) of KVK Chandel and SP. Lovejoy Anal, SMDC/SDAO of Agriculture Department, Chandel respectively. Thereafter the training, an interaction programme was also conducted with the farmers along with technical experts. The training was also attended by Th. Motilal Singh, ACTO (Agriculture Extension), Ts. Leenda Monsang, ACTO (Plant Breeding), Kamei Super, Technical officer (Farm) and D. Doungel, Technical Officer (Computer) of KVK Chandel; Y. Romeo Chothe, Chief of Chandonpokpi; R. Judeson, Chief Ziontlang; Mk. Rutung, Chief Old Wangparal; Th. Menthing, Chothe Tribe President. All in all the training was attended by 178 farmers from Ziontlang, Chandonpokpi and Old Wangparal.