Dimapur, December 2: Joint Director of Agriculture, Jacob Yanthan and Medovelie Ladu, Deputy Director along with Agriculture Department officials from Wokha carried out an inspection of clusters under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana(O.I) centrally sponsored scheme (CSS) programme implementing at Okotso Village under Wokha district on November 28.
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana scheme is a flagship programme of Government of India with an objective to achieve convergences of investment in irrigation sectors at field level.
During the inspection of clusters programme on construction of water harvesting pond under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana(O.I) at Okotso Village Wokha, Jacob Yanthan stated that in PMKSY Nagaland has implemented 45 clusters covering the entire state of Nagaland. He said water harvesting structural under the scheme is to support sustainable economy. He stated that it is to ensure access to some means of protective irrigation to all the agricultural farmers to produce ‘per drop more crop’ to improved rural economy.
Jacob also urged the beneficiaries to strengthen and maintain the existing harvesting water pond with collective responsibility and cooperation with the department.
Medovelie Ladu while interacting with the villagers also shared the importance guidelines and details of CSS.
During the interactive session the villagers also acknowledge the department in taking up the initiatives in creating opportunities for the farmers.
District Agriculture Officer Wokha Santsu Kithan and V Thorie, Deputy District Agriculture Officer Wokha along with department officials, village councils and beneficiaries were present during the field inspection. (Page News Service)