ICAR-KVK Churachandpur launched Capacity Building and Distribution programme

Krishi Vigyan Kendra Churachandpur, ICAR Manipur Centre organized Capacity Building and Distribution programme on Scientific cultivation of rice bean under rainfed condition for doubling farmers’ income” at training hall, KVK Churachandpur, Pearsonmun on collaboration with Indian Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, Rachi, Jarkhand at Training hall, KVK Churachandpur, Pearsonmun on June 09-10, 2019. The program was organized with a view to strengthen the farmers to produce their own seed through community participatory approach.

Total of 31 nos of progressive farmers from different villages of Churachandpur district participated the programme. Rice bean seed were distributed to the farmers.The programme was conducted under the leadership of Dr. I. Meghachandra Singh, Joint Director, ICAR RC for NEH Region, Manipur Centre, Lamphelpat, patronage of Dr. Narendra Prakash, Director, ICAR for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya.

Gracing the occasion Dr. S. Roma Devi Senior Scientists & Head, KVK Churachandpur welcome the gathering and stressed the farming community to undertake quality seed production and also encouraged to develop agri-prenurial ability towards the seed production so that the farmers can double income.

Sh. Ph. Chandramani Singh, SMS (Horticulture) KVK Churachandpur stressed on the importance of quality seed production in the state. He explained package and practices of quality seed production of rice bean  and also encouraged the farmers to undertake production of quality seed of rice bean and retain for two to three years to become self-dependent in seed which can also uplift livelihood.

Dr. N. Johnson Singh SMS (Plant Protection), KVK Churachandpur detailed the practices of pests and disease management of rice bean. He urged the farming community to adopt hygienic and scientific cultivation practices to strengthen the participatory quality seed production in the system.

The programme ended with vote of thanks from Sh. L. Basil, Technical Officer (Horticulture), KVK Churachandpur. Miss. Manngaikim, Programme Assistant, KVK Churachandpur co ordinated the programme. All the staffs of ICAR-KVK Churachandpur actively involved for smooth conduction the programme.


Issued by: ICAR-KVK Churachandpur