Veterinary College launches programmes for community uplift
Dimapur, June 10 (EMN): Veterinary College at Jalukie in Peren district, a constituent college under CAU, Imphal, together with 13 constituent colleges and six KVK across NER launched a community uplift programme on June 9 and 10 for development of fruit village, integrated farming system and spice production in Nagaland on the theme “Agriculturally vibrant and self-reliant NEH region.”
The programmes were launched with an objective to support and uplift farming communities in NER during Covid-19 situations, an update from the college stated on Thursday. Keeping in view of the present situations, the programme was conducted both online and offline modes where N Biren Singh, chief minister of Manipur, inaugurated the programme centrally through online mode.
It stated that Dr. Tinujunshi Chang, ADC of Jalukie, graced the occasion as special guest.
Under the programme, Veterinary College, Jalukie, has extended the benefits and initiative to more than 100 farmers of Peren and Dimapur districts. It informed that ginger rhizome, fruit saplings, DOC kuroiler chicks and breedable male goats were distributed to the beneficiaries. It added that a one-day salary of all the employees was contributed towards helping the needy families during Covid-19 lockdown in Nagaland.
Report also stated that the programme was conducted under the leadership of Dr. Anupam Mishra, vice chancellor of Central Agricultural University (CAU), Imphal.
Prof. Arun Kumar Sangwan, dean of the college, highlighted the programme and extended his gratitude to all the staff members of the institute for their contributions towards the noble cause and promised to assist the farming communities in NER in the days to come.