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Cooperative awareness programme held in Tuli

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By EMN Updated: Nov 06, 2022 9:33 pm
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Resource persons and officials during the cooperative awareness programme held on November 5 at Tuli town hall in Mokokchung district.

Dimapur, Nov. 6 (EMN): A day-long cooperative awareness programme, sponsored by the National Cooperative Union of India (NCUI), New Delhi, and organised by the Cooperative Training Centre, Medziphema, was held on November 5 at Tuli town hall under Mokokchung district.

An update informed that around 180 farmers and entrepreneurs from in and around Tuli attended the programme with the deputy commissioner of Mokokchung, Shashank Pratap Singh, as the guest of honour.

The DC, in his address, exhorted the gathering to take maximum advantage of the awareness programme. Singh opined that Naga society is well suited to cooperative form of business organisation as the democratic principles like discussion, deliberation and community participation in decision making are inherent to Naga community.

He also observed that there are two major potentials in Tuli area. Firstly, Tuli being a flat land and strategically located, has the potential for cooperative marketing and production. Another potential is sector-specific. He stated that Tuli area has vast potential in sectors like agriculture, horticulture, tea, milk union, areca nut, rubber and agar cultivation.

Registrar of Cooperative Societies, Nagaland, Temjen Longkumer, delivered the keynote address at the inaugural programme.

It informed that the awareness programme was organised to sensitise the citizens of Tuli area about the benefits of cooperative form of business, create awareness about the recent developments and the new programmes and schemes available with the newly created Ministry of Cooperation.

Apart from the awareness creation, technical sessions on various agri and allied sectors were taken up by officials from various departments. The topics in the technical session included ‘Cooperative as economic enterprise’ by R Bendang, deputy RCS at ARCS office, Mokokchung; ‘Enhancing livelihood through improved livestock management’ by Dr. Toshiwati, manager of Pig Breeding Centre, Merangkong; ‘Enhancing fisheries productivity’ by Neken Kichu, AFI, and Temsu Longchar, AFI, District Fishery Office, Mokokchung; ‘Transforming agriculture practices’ by Amongla C, SDAO of Tuli; and ‘Financial literacy’ by Watila Longkumer, branch manager of NSCB Ltd, Tuli.

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By EMN Updated: Nov 06, 2022 9:33:27 pm