Paiwang launches 100 days achievable target

Paiwang launches 100 days achievable target
Paiwang Konyak planting coffee sapling at the Land Resource Department compound in Kohima on April 16, 2018.

Kohima, April 16: Minister for Land Resources P. Paiwang Konyak today launched the ‘100 days achievable target and programmes’.
In compliance to the cabinet’s decision taken on March 8, the 100 days programmes will cover three important sectors of distribution coffee saplings and plantation, distribution of rubber sheet rollers and development of springshed management.
Konyak said under this programme the department plans to develop 300 Ha of coffee within 100 days, and accordingly 5,75,000 coffee seedlings of Arabica and 60,000 of Robusta will be distributed to the farmers for plantations.
The department, he said, will provide 200 rubber sheet roller to the rubber growing farmers in Wokha, Dimapur, Mokokchung and Peren. The department has developed more than 16,000 Ha of rubber cultivation in the state and has been extending post harvest support to the farmers.
The Minister said about 16 lakh trees are being tapped in the districts of Mokokchung, Wokha, Dimapur, Peren, Longleng and Mon.
For development of springshed, he said within 100 days the department plans to take up inventorization of 100 springs in two villages clusters namely Khrimitomi in Zunheboto district and Chizami in Phek district.
While springshed is a new initiative taken up by the department of land resources in collaboration with Peoples Science Institute, he said the objective of springshed development is to recharge the springs in the watershed areas so as to reduce water scarcity in the rural areas. (Page News Service)