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KVK Zunheboto organises poultry input distribution programme

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By EMN Updated: May 04, 2024 12:26 pm
KVK Zunheboto organises poultry input distribution programme
Officials from NABARD Dimapur and KVK Zunheboto with women SHG members during the poultry input distribution programme at Sumisettsu village, Zunheboto district, on May 3.

DIMAPUR — Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Zunheboto, Nagaland University organised poultry input distribution programme for the women SHG groups at Sumisettsu village under Akuluto block, Zunheboto district, on May 3.

The programme, an initiative of KVK Zunheboto, was sponsored by NABARD, Dimapur under ‘Promoting sustainable livelihood and nutritional security of women SHGs through low-cost egg incubator and backyard poultry production,’ an update stated.

The programme was held with the objective to make the farmers update their knowledge and skills for raising birds, egg production and hatching of chicks through low-cost incubators.

Assistant general manager, NABARD, Poji, who also attended the input distribution programme, spoke on how the initiative would benefit the women SHGs. He requested the farmers to make the initiative sustainable by putting more efforts on proper management of birds for egg production and chick production.

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Chaurasia, principal scientist and head of KVK Zunheboto, requested the farmer to ensure that the programme becomes successful and replicable in other village. He also said that the chicks obtained after hatching will serve as a source of quality chicks for other villagers.

Chaurasia thanked the NABARD GM for providing such a project for women SHGs to uplift the socio-economic condition of the farming community.

Twenty women from different SHGs were provided with Rainbow rooster chicks, feeds, drinkers and feeders to ensure that the programme become productive and sustainable, it stated.

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By EMN Updated: May 04, 2024 12:26:01 pm
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