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KSCJ organises workshop on vermicompost

By EMN Updated: Mar 27, 2024 9:08 pm
Students of Kohima Science College and resource person along with the participants after the workshop on vermicompost in Jotsoma village on Wednesday.

DIMAPUR — The Zoology department of Kohima Science College (Autonomous) in Jotsoma (KSCJ) organised a workshop at Jotsoma village council hall on Wednesday on the theme “Small scale vermicompost unit in rural sectors.”

The workshop was part of the department’s extension-cum-community service towards neighbouring villages aimed at educating participants about the benefits and techniques of vermicomposting particularly in rural areas, stated an update from the college.

Speaking at the programme, Dr. Lilongchem Thyüg, assistant professor of Zoology, highlighted the ongoing research efforts to understand native earthworm species in Nagaland. He also shared insights into the prospects of vermicompost business in the state, emphasising its potential for agricultural enhancement and waste management.

The resource person and SDO of Soil and Water Conservation, Purnungsang Longkumer, provided valuable insights into the basic techniques of managing vermicomposting units to improve productivity and quality. He stressed the role of vermicomposting in managing biodegradable waste, offering a sustainable solution to waste management challenges in both urban and rural areas.

The session was chaired by Rusokhrienuo Theunuo, assistant professor of Zoology, while Rüdolie Nagi delivered the welcome address and set the tone for an engaging and informative workshop.

Dr. Anungla Pongener, head of Zoology department, in her vote of thanks appreciated all the participants and speakers for their valuable contributions.

Report stated that the workshop provided a platform for knowledge exchange and collaboration among farmers, self-help groups, village elders and experts in the field aimed at promoting sustainable agricultural practices and environmental stewardship in rural Nagaland.

By EMN Updated: Mar 27, 2024 9:08:20 pm
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