Marketing & value chain development training at M’laya


Participants of the marketing & value chain development training conducted in Shillong.


DIMAPUR, JANUARY 24 (MExN): A three days training programme on Marketing & Value Chain Development of Horticulture Crops was jointly organized by Central Institute of Horticulture, Nagaland & Department of Horticulture, Govt. of Meghalaya at Directorate Seminar hall, Shillong, Meghalaya from January 20 to 22. The programme was sponsored by National Institute of Agricultural Marketing, Jaipur.



Dr. N K Patle, Dy. Commissioner (Hor.), DAC&FW & Director i/c CIH, Nagaland graced the inaugural programme as Special Guest. In his address, he highlighted the programmes and activities of the institute and stressed the importance of marketing and value chain development of horticulture crops.



Earlier, S Nongbet, Joint Director, Department of Horticulture, Govt. of Meghalaya welcomed the special guest, resource persons and participants in the training programme.



The lectures were delivered by Dr. N K Patle, Dy. Commissioner (Hort.), DAC&FW; Shivanjan Dalmia, Greenfields Meghalaya; Barishisha Mukhim, Asst. Director, Dept. of Horticulture, Meghalaya; Prabin Das Marketing Specialist, CIH; PC Roy, Sibam Agri Marketing, Guwahati; S Lyngdoh, Entrepreneur. A field visit was also organized for the participants on January 22 at Agrozonex Farm, Umsning, Meghalaya.



Altogether, 18 state government officials and 4 FPOs members of participated in the 3 days training programme. The programme was coordinated by Prabin Das, Marketing Specialist, CIH.