IPL conducts training prog for farmers in Assam Lingzey

Gangtok, 03 Apr:

International Panaacea Limited, a service provider agency under Sikkim Organic Mission, Government of Sikkim, organized a Gram Panchayat Unit level programme for farmers on International Certification Service [ICS], organic certification and organic vegetable production at Assam Lingzey, East Sikkim, on 02 Apr, a press release informs.

Village Level Worker [VLW], Rajni Darjee, informed the farmers about crop insurance and emphasized on the present market value of leafy and leguminous vegetables. She also urged the farmers to follow crop rotation process along with land and manure preparation, organic seeds and seed treatment for different crops.

The resource persons educated the farmers about ICS documentation and organic certification processes based on National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP) and National Organic Program (NOP) technical standards (USA).

The programme was also attended by Panchayat President, Ganesh Chettri, Zilla Panchayats, Agriculture and Horticulture Department officials and farmers of the area.

A similar programme was conducted by IPL at Padamchey, East Sikkim, on 01 Apr.