Mon, April 24 (MExN): One week Skill Training of Rural Youth (STRY) programme on seed production and poultry rearing and management were organized by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Mon in association with State Agricultural Management & Extension Training Institute (SAMETI) and National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad from April 13 to 18 and April 17 to 23 respectively at KVK Office Aboi under Mon district.
Dr Paihem Michui, ACTO (Animal Science) chaired the inaugural programme while Bendangjungla, ACTO (PBG) highlighted about the STRY and also entrepreneurship development through Skill training programme and dissemination of technology to the rural youth for income generation, a press release stated.
Dr V Akashe Zhimomi, Senior Scientist & Head urged the trainees to actively participate in the training programme and try to equip themselves with better knowledge and skills.
During the first week, Course Director Bendangjungla emphasized on different theme in regard to Seed Production on cereals and vegetables. While during the second week, Course Director Dr Paihem Michui, emphasized on various aspects in relation to Poultry Rearing and Management.
Senior Scientist & Head KVK Mon stated that the training covered various topics under Seed Production and Poultry Rearing and Management by using different module namely power point presentation, audio visual in the form of film show besides, skilled based exercise through active participation and involvement of trainees in the form of interactive session and group discussion. Moreover, hands on training, method demonstration were also imparted in the KVK instructional farm as well as on farm i.e. farmers field.
Shoyan Konyak, Sub Divisional Soil & Water Conservation Officer (SDSCO) Aboi, grace the valedictory programme as guest of honour and encourage the trainees to well verse with the technical knowledge and put into practice for their livelihood security based with eco-friendly manner. The programme concluded with a vote of thanks pronounced by Ruyosu Nakro, ACTO (Agri Extn).
Altogether 34 rural youths from Angphang, Chaoha, Chingkao, Chenloishu, Chenwetnyu Villages and Aboi Town were benefited. The STRY training was sponsored by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India.