Nagaland: KVK Kohima organises training for youth
Dimapur, Aug. 30 (EMN): Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Kohima, under the aegis of Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, in collaboration with National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad, and State Agricultural Management and Training Institute (SAMETI), organised a six-day skill training of rural youth (STRY) on “Mushroom production techniques” and “Poultry rearing and management, which began on August 27 at the training hall of KVK, Kohima.
Dr. Temjennungsang, ACTO (Animal Science), in his keynote address, stated that the six-day programme was aimed to impart skill–based training to rural youth on agri-based vocational areas in compliance with National Policy Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015 in agriculture and allied areas to promote employment in rural areas.
The main object of the programme was to offer modular skill training opportunities to rural youth including farmers on local needs and create a pool of skilled manpower to perform farm and non-farm operations, stated Dr. V Akashe Zhimomi, Senior Scientist and Head of KVK, Kohima.
Altogether, 32 participants from New Tesophenyu, Penda and Tseminyu villages are attending the training programme. The inaugural programme was chaired by Khekali Sema, ACTO (Horticulture), and the vote of thanks was proposed by Imtisenla, ACTO (Agronomy).