A two-day residential training programme on ‘Mushroom Cultivation’ (20-21/07/2018) under Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan was concluded today at ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Manipur Centre’s Conference Hall, Lamphelpat.
The training programme was organised by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Chandel and sponsored by Tribal Sub Plan. The valedictory programme was attended by nodal officer, KKA Chandel, Dr. I. Meghachandra Singh, senior scientist and head of KVK Chandel, Dr. Deepak Singh and senior scientist and head of KVK Tamenglong, Dr. Pankaj Kumar Saraswat.
Meghachandra, in his speech, instilled the farmers to put into practise their learning during the training and form farmer groups to support themselves, and for better marketing and coordination. He also stressed on further training on value addition and improvement of farmer skills in order to double their incomes.
The residential training witnessed the participated of 56 farmers from Monsangpantha, Rungchang, Mantak, Chandel Christian, Lamphouspasna, Purum Tampak, Japhou, Kanankhu, Kapaam, Riverlane, Phunal Sambum, Heigrutampak, Aihang, Abungnikhu, Moltuk, Thungcheng and Tampi villages.