NABARD organizes meet with expert program for Bolung FC

NABARD organizes meet with expert program for Bolung FC

ROING, Jun 21: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) organized a ‘meet with expert programme’ for Bolung Farmers Club at Bolung, Lower Dibang Valley district.

During the programme, District Development Manager of NABARD Nitya Mili advised all the members of Club to work together applying appropriate technology seeking help of KVK and finding solutions to the problems faced by them. He advocated for applying scientific method of cultivation of crops to get higher yields.

He also informed the members that NABARD supports active and vibrant Farmers Clubs for exposure visits, training through experts and encourages progressive farming methods. Mili also explained in detail about all State and Central sponsored schemes like, CMKRY, DDUBY, DDUSY, DEDS, NLM, KCC, etc.

Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Roing’s subject matter specialist (SMS, Horti) V K Pandey explained the FC members about prospects of various agri-horti crops grown in the region. He also emphasized on value addition of crops and informed them that by adding little value to their crops will fetch them better return.

SMS (Plant Protection) Toktel Boko elaborated on various plant protection methods and explained about numerous crop diseases that are prone to the area. She also advised to take necessary remedial measures to check the spread of disease.

Sr Field Officer of Spices Board Jyothish K urged the members to go for organic farming and encouraged them for cultivation of those crops which are driven by market demand.

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