Training on fresh flower arrangement held in Tuensang
Dimapur, Sep. 24 (EMN): Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Tuensang, conducted a training programme on “Fresh flower arrangements – Its principles and designs” at its campus on September 23. The programme was jointly organised by KVK Tuensang and Tuensang Flower Growers Society (TFGS).
Stating this in a press release, Dr. Shisarenla Aier, KVK Subject Matter Specialist, stated that the training was organised with an aim to train the growers, home makers and members of churches as floriculture has gain impetus in the state.
Addressing the inaugural programme, Dr. Pritpal Kaur, SDPO of Tuensang, has acknowledged the significant role played by women in floriculture as manager, decision maker and skilled farm workers. He stated that floricultural industry in the district could generate jobs for young men and women.
He was optimistic that with proper policy support, incentives and facilities, the district could immensely contribute towards women empowerment and generate employment opportunities to the youth through floriculture.
Dr. Keviletsu Khate, senior scientist and head of KVK, Tuensang, in his brief remark, stressed on the importance of floral craft to uplift the economic condition among the rural mass.
Highlighting on the activities of the society, Chubasangla Chang, chairperson of Tuensang Flower Growers Society, mentioned that the aims and objectives was to garner awareness and more importantly passion among the womenfolk to build an intimate relationship that is intricately shared between the beautification and cleanliness of the environment that they have been blessed with.
An invocation prayer was pronounced by Rev. L Noksen, women secretary of CBLT, while the welcome address was delivered by TokihoAchumi, ACTO (Agronomy), and the vote of thanks was delivered by Martina Shithri, ACTO (Plant Breeding and Genetics), KVK, Tuensang.
During the technical session, resource person Dr. ShisarenlaAier, Subject Matter Specialist (Horticulture), emphasised on the basic principle of fresh flower arrangements and designs. He also demonstrated training on six different styles of fresh flower arrangements.
Altogether, 15 participants have attended the programme.