Wednesday, May 31, 2023

KVK Kohima trains youth on ‘soil conservation’ under STRY prog

KVK, Kohima, Nagaland in association with SAMETI, Medziphema and MANAGE, Hyderabad conducted an intensive week long Skill Training of Rural Youth (STRY) programme on “Soil Conservation” from March 20 to 27 March 2023 at KVK Conference Hall, Kohima. The programme was conducted under Sub-Mission on Agricultural Extension (SMAE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India.
The inaugural programme was chaired by Imtinuksung SMS (Soil Conservation) STRY-course director and began with an invocation by Medzonkhe Seb, supporting staff and Dr.Paihem Michui, ACTO (Animal Science) delivered the keynote address.
At the week-long training programme, resource persons Imtinuksung, SMS (Soil Conservation), Dr. Sesenlo Kath, technical officer and Dr.Paihem Michui, ACTO (Animal Science) delivered the lecture and power point presentation on various topics on soil conservation measures like terracing, half moon terracing, contour bunding and strip cropping, tillage practices, etc. The participants were also shown videos on Soil conservation measures like mulching, Contour bunding, half-moon terracing, green manuring, cover crops and stripe cropping. Various doubts which were raised by the participants at the training were also explained and clarified by the resource persons. The valedictory function was chaired by Dr.Paihem Michui, ACTO (Animal Science),followed by summarisation of the week long programme by the course director, who encouraged the participants to utilise the skill and knowledge imparted through the training and demonstration for the farming community. Altogether 15 rural youths participated in the programme.

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