Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nagaland University (KVK, NU), Zunheboto distributed inputs to the farmers at a distribution programme held at Beisumpuikam village under Peren district on August 18. The programme was sponsored by ICAR, New Delhi.
In a press release from KVK, Zunheboto, Nagaland University principal scientist & head Dr. Rakesh Kumar Chaurasia informed that 5000 numbers of arecanut saplings and 2000 numbers of rainbow rooster poultry chicks were distributed.
The inputs were distributed to the farmers by NIELIT, Dimapur, Additional Director/Scientist E Daniel Meren. In his speech, Meren asked the farming communities to join hands together to improve their socio-economic condition by adopting new technologies provided by KVKs. He also stressed on the inclusion of scientific technologies and use of ICT tools for crop and livestock production. NIELIT, Dimapur technical officer, Alempenzu, gave a lecture on use of ICT in Agriculture while D. Siugam spoke on behalf of the farmers and thanked the KVK for providing the inputs.
Earlier, introductory address was delivered by Dr. Rakesh Kumar Chaurasia, who provided an insight about the programme.