Chandel Jan 24
One month long Skill Training on Small Poultry Farmer was inaugurated today at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Chandel. The skill training on small poultry farmers is sponsored by Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) and is to be from 24th January to 21st February, 2020. It is worth mentioning that the same training was also conducted last year for the farmers of Chandel. The Skill Training is for 20 Farmers. The Skill Training will includes Rearing of the Poultry Birds, Maintaining the health of birds, Practicing Harvest and Post harvest and Becoming well versed with Environment Health & Safety. The programme was attended by Dr. N. Prakash, Joint Director, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Manipur Centre; Dr. Khaidem Surchandra, Joint Director, Veterinary & Animal Husbandry Department, Chandel District and Dr. Deepak Singh, Head and Sr. Scientist, KVK Chandel as Chief Guest, Guest of Honour and Functional President respectively. Dr. N. Prakash, during his speech informed the farmers to get benefit from the central sponsored scheme like Rashtriya Gokul Mission (RGM) and National Livestock Mission (NLM). He also encouraged the trainees to gather requisite information and experience from the skill training for establishing sustainable and profitable poultry farming in the future. Dr. Khaidem Surchandra also encouraged the trainees to develop entrepreneur skill from the training. He informed the trained farmer who possessed the certificate on skill training on Small Poultry farmer and Layer Farm Worker may approach the District Veterinary & Animal Husbandry Department for necessary assistant. Dr. Deepak Singh in his speech appreciated the farmer for showing enthusiasm and attending the skill training for doubling their income. The Keynote address was delivered by Dr. A. Ameeta Devi, SMS (Animal Science). The programme was also attended by Dr. Kl. Levish Chongloi, SMS (Agronomy) and Ts. Leenda Monsang, SMS (Plant Breeding), KVK Chandel and 40 trained farmers of 1st Batch, 2019 of Skill Training on Small Poultry Farmers and Layer Farm Worker.
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