Training on piggery concludes in Jalukie
Dimapur, July 28 (EMN): A 10-day skill training programme for the rural youth on “Pig rearing and management” organised by the SBI RSETI, Peren, Jalukie, was held from July 15 to 24.
According to Seiminngam Chongloi, the resources person for the training programme was Dr. R Mahesh Singh, Professor Veterinary College, Jalukie.
Chongloi stated that a total of 25 candidates from different areas of the State have participated in the training and were trained on both theory and practical. They were also made aware to spread the message to every household in the villages to adopt the hygienic and productive way of rearing pigs.
The participants were also taken on an exposure visit to private pig breeding farms in and around Jalukie valley for practical demonstrations.
The valedictory programme was chaired by its new director, Uttam Das, wherein he spoke about the importance of pig rearing in Nagaland and advised the trainees to use the knowledge they had acquired for generating income and become self-reliant. He also distributed certificate to the trainees.
The main aim of the programme was to make the rural youth of Nagaland to be self-reliant through pig farming.
The institute would also organise a mushroom cultivation training programme from August 1. Interested candidates are requested to contact SBI-RSETI, NAP Colony Jalukie, for further information.