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Centre reviews State agriculture activities

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By EMN Updated: Apr 02, 2014 12:48 am
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Kohima, APRIL 1

JOINT Secretary, Agriculture Shri R K. Singh, who is the Nodal Officer for Nagaland & Arunachal Pradesh, recently visited the State Agriculture Department with the purpose of reviewing Agriculture activities specifically the CSS schemes under implementation. Accompanied by the Directorate & District Agriculture officers a day long field visit was made to Khuzama TRC & Jhum potato fields, traditional beekeeping methods of Mirna Village, ATMA Fishery Farm school, RKVY sponsored Marketing shed and irrigation structures, and mechanized land preparations of the Mirna Rice bowl areas on 28th March.
The village community and farmers welcomed him warmly both at Khuzama and Mirna taking initiatives to interact on the CSS programme benefits and constraints faced.
On the evening of his arrival a meeting with the APC & Commissioner Secretary, Shri. Imkonglemba, LA.S, Director of Agriculture, Shri N.Tekatushi Ao and Officers of the Directorate was held at Hotel Japfu. The State Agriculture Profile, CSS Plans and revised new guidelines, farming scenario in the state and implementation aspect were mostly discussed at length besides an appraisal of the GoI funding pattern, Installment release and related issues.
Before leaving for Delhi he also inspected the State Bio-control, State Bio-Fertilizer Labs and SAMETI at Medziphema on the 29th March.

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By EMN Updated: Apr 02, 2014 12:48:55 am