KVK, Namsai begins Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan Phase-II activities

KVK, Namsai begins Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan Phase-II activities

ITANAGAR, Oct 3: As part of Govt of India initiative Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan (KKA) Phase-II from October 2 to December 25 next on the occasion of 149th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Namsai) has started the KKA activities at Napotia village of Namsai district with an objective to boost the agriculture activities in selected villages of the district.

This is ‘set’ to be attained by implementing specified actions like soil testing, distribution of mini kits of winter season crop, horticulture/agro forestry plants, agricultural implements, making NADAP pits, 100% bovine and goat for PPR vaccinations, artificial insemination in cattle, special training on bee-keeping, mushroom cultivation, kitchen garden and other related activities.

During the inauguration programme, Dr Manish Kanwat, head KVK Namsai while informing about KKA Phase II encouraged the farmers to come forward to acquire scientific knowledge on agriculture and allied subjects to improve the production potential and also the family income.

Dr D Sasmal imparted training and made demonstration on beekeeping while Dr BKD Borah explained the importance of high yielding dairy animal in dairy farming, besides upgradation of local cow by using AI technique.

Egg Inchen Namchoom explained about soil health card and soil sample collection. Importance of balanced nutrition and scope of production of indigenous as well as exotic vegetable under kitchen garden was explained by Dr S Kumar, SMS of KVK Namsai.

GB of the village encouraged farmers and the entire self help groups of Napotia village to adopt scientific agriculture and cultivation as per recommendation of scientist of KVK.

A total of 211 farmers and farm women participated in the programme.

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