District level skill enhancement training for farmers’ friends held

District level skill enhancement training for farmers’ friends held

SEPPA, Oct 6: A two-day district level skill enhancement training program for farmers’ friends was conducted in Agriculture Office here under Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) on October 3 and 4 last. A total of 100 farmers’ friends from different blocks of East Kameng district participated in it.

The training program aimed at developing and informing the basic scientific knowledge and practical skills of farmers’ friends, who are the representatives of farming community under ATMA program, in different agri and allied sector with a view to double the farmers’ income by 2022.

The training program was attended by Md J U Bahar, DDA in-charge, Dr Magen Modi, DVO, Rumro Sorum, DHO, Hali Tajo, DFDO, Dr M C Debnath, Sr Scientist & Head, KVK, Tadi Dodum, ADO, ATMA and Sipai Bayang, ADO(HQ) as resource persons. Takar Sonam, AFA, in-charge of CAS demonstrated the practical use of plant protection chemicals and agriculture tools & machineries for the farmers’ friends.

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