Farmers’ Day promotes organic farming at Porba village

Farmers’ Day promotes organic farming at Porba village
Farmers exhibit and sell organic products during the Farmers’ Day organised by Porbami Farmers Union at Panchayat Hall, Porba village on September 6.

 

Phek, September 7 (MExN): The Porbami Farmers Union (PFU) organised a Farmers’ Day at Panchayat Hall, Porba village on September 6.

 

The programme was graced by Sanuzo Nienu, Deputy Director of Agriculture as the chief guest. It was also attended by officials from Krishi Vigyan Kendra, SDAO, Pfutsero, NRLM, stated a press release.

 

Addressing the gathering, Sanuzo Nienu encouraged the farmers to take up organic cultivation practices for better health and higher income generation. He urged the farming community to increase the area under paddy cultivation and also to take up diversified farming.

 

Vevo Dzudo, Chairman briefed about the programme schedule and its importance. Vebi Chiero, Secretary, Porbami Farmers Union shared in detailed about different farming activities carried out in the village organically and the benefit reaped from it. He expressed happiness for providing support to the farmers by different Government departments, NGOs and other financial institutions.

 

To encourage the farmers, Best Farmer and Best Upcoming Farmer Awards were also given during the programme. An exhibition cum sale was also held in the venue.