Training on organic farming held

September 2, 2016 0 Comments

IMPHAL Aug 30 : The Department of Agriculture in association with Green Foundation, regional council under PGS-India organised a one day training program titled Training of Cluster Members on Organic Farming under PKVY at Marem village of Ukhrul on August 28.
The program sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, was graced by the village headman Wungpam Lungranwo and resource persons Yarmeila Zimik, KVK Ukhrul, Asst Chief Technical Officer, ICAR Manipur, U Himmat and Oken Ningombam of Green Foundation and representatives of North East Skill Development Foundation.
Discussions were held on eco-friendly agricultural produces to improve the health of consumers, increasing the income of farmers by improving their marketing potential and utilising locally available resources for production of on-farm organic products, said a statement issued by Green Foundation.