Scientific advisory committee meet held at Longleng

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Dimapur, March 7: The 5th Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting of KVK Longleng was held in the conference hall of DC on March 6 with Deputy Commissioner, Longleng, John Tsulise Sangtam as the chief guest.
Exhorting the farmers and lauding the team KVK Longleng, the DC asserted that with change of time and climatic condition of nature, the scientist and researchers too have been putting an effort to replace the traditional method of farming with new scientific method suitable to farmers to promote our livelihood and boost rural economy. He appealed to the farmers to constantly update their skills for wider knowledge on modern system of farming to promote their income.
The DC exhorted the farmers not to avoid training, seminar and demonstration imparted by the departments but to avail the opportunity provided by the KVK and push forward for healthy production. At the same time John also urged the KVK scientist and researchers to provide high yielding deeds suitable to soil and climatic condition of the region with market avenue so that the hard earn labours and the production of the farmers do not go in vain.
Dr. D.J Rajkowa, Joint Director ICAD, Nagaland Centre informed the farmers that the department have been trying their best effort to provide best service to the farmers since its inception in the district. He said that the farmers of Longleng have been responding faithfully and they have been exposed to different parts of the nation and awarded them for their good work. He expected more participation from the farmers and Agri & Allied department to improve agriculture for livelihood.
Dr. Azeze Seyie, Scientist (Species, Plantation, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants) ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region Nagaland Centre, Medziphema lauded the team KVK for their success stories and achievement towards development of farmers. She informed that research was done based on the reports of the SMS and Scientist from different fields. She felt more participation and consolidate efforts of the Agri. & Allied department to do more research and find solution to farming problems. She urged the gathering farmers to disseminate the information, skills and knowledge learned from the resource persons back to their community for mass awareness and healthy production.
Presentation of Progress Report (2017-18) and presentation of Action Plan was proposed by Dr. Manoj Kumar, SMS (Agronomy) and Dr. K.L. Meena Senior Scientist & Head respectively.
(Page News Service)