Kohima, January 25: Director of Horticulture Department, Nagaland Dr. R. Elithung Lotha on Friday launched “M. K. Nursery” at Liezocha Dzudza village, toward Dimapur road near bypass junction.
Lauding the efforts of the owners of the Nursery, Khrielievi Chüsi and Mele Nakhro, Dr. Lotha said the state’s strength is horticulture as the climatic and soil condition favours growth of varieties plants, including ornamental and medicinal.
Stating that the department seriously focused on horticulture development, he assured to provide the technological assistance in promoting horticulture activities by aspiring entrepreneurs.
Dr Lotha was accompanied by Deputy Director Jerry Patton.
Agriculture being the main stay of Nagaland most of the people depend on terrace cultivation without given much important in the horticulture sector. But with a view create awareness about the scope of horti products, we have come up with this idea of nursery, said Khrielievi Chusi.
The geographical conditions offer tremendous scope for horticulture development in the state to create so many avenue but our people were not aware of it, he said.
This project is to create awareness and encourage the youngsters and to help the villagers to sales their flowers and also to train them how to plant variety of seedling in the right time. Every plants and flowers that can grow in other parts of the world can be sustain in our land without applying further fertilizer or technology, he said. (Page News Service)
Dimapur, January 25: ICFAI University Nagaland will be organizing KAIROS, a 2-day festival, which is being organized by the School of Humanities and Education & School of Social Sciences on the theme “Seize. Innovate. Create” on February 7 and 8. The purpose of the festival is to create opportunities and a platform for the students to express and explore their creativity, exhibit and compete in skill and talent based activities.
The festival will host a series of competitions – short film competition, photography, recycled crafts, painting, choral, beatbox battle, cosplay, Naga wrestling, tug-of-war, fashion designing and bamboo pole climbing.
A panel of discussion will also be conducted on the first day on the topic “Bioethics” addressed by resource persons experienced in their own respective fields.
The festival aims to serve as an encouragement to students to seize the opportunity, embrace new ideas and help identify and realize their potential.
KAIROS is open to schools, colleges and universities for participation. For more details please contact email@example.com or follow Kairos Icfai Nagaland on facebook and kairosiun on instagram.
(Page News Service)