The Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Peren district 3rd Scientific Advisory Committee meeting underway in the office of KVK, Peren held on February 13. (Photo Courtesy: KVK Peren)
Peren, February 14 (MExN): Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Peren district conducted the 3rd Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting in the office of KVK, Peren at Jalukie on February 13. The meeting was chaired by Dr BK Kandpal, Director, ICAR RC for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya.
A press note issued by the KVK Peren stated that Dr BK Kandpal, in his remarks urged the KVK to identify the specific problem of major crops, livestock and fisheries faced by the farmers and find the technologies to address the problems through On Farm Trials (OFTs) and Frond Line Demonstration (FLDs). He advised the Agriculture & Allied department to coordinate with the KVK and disseminate those successful technologies to the farming community in the district in large scale. He encouraged the stakeholders to give importance to locally available resources to reduce the cost of production for increasing the net gross return for better benefit of the farming community.
Special guest of the function, Dr Tinojongshi Chang, ADC, Jalukie suggested the KVK Peren to select the villages covering all the Blocks in the districts based on elevation for better coverage in the districts. He also addresses all the line departments to share technologies and also to consider the marketing aspects while introducing any new technologies.
Dr D J Rajkhowa, Joint Director, ICAR RC for NEH Region, Nagaland Centre, in his address urges the gathering to improve upon the existing technologies for commercialization.
Dr L Babita Devi, Incharge KVK, Peren welcome the stakeholders and presented the Action taken report of the last SAC recommendation, progress report for 2019-2020 and Annual Action Plan for the year 2020-2021.
During the meeting, a total of 27 Officials from different departments like Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary, Land Resources, Soil Conservation, College of Veterinary Science, CAU, NSRLM, NABARD, PPPCL, Scientist’s from ICAR Nagaland Centre, including 4 progressive farmers participated and shared their inputs and suggestion, that has been taken into consideration for the Action plan 2020-21. The programme was compered by Dr. Patu Z Khate and vote of thanks was delivered by Z James Kikon.
Three numbers of leaflets on the topic: Vaccines and vaccination for livestock, poultry and pets, Backyard poultry Production and Scientific Pig farming were also released by the dignitiaries during the meeting.