Gangtok, 03 May:
Agriculture Technology Management Agency [ATMA], East, Department of Food Security & Agriculture Development Department, organised a Kissan Kalyan Karyashala at Gram Prasashan Kendra in Rhenock, East Sikkim on 02 May, a press release informs.
Deputy Director, Rongli [FS&ADD], IS Chettri, while addressing the gathering, spoke on the importance of Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sechai Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, etc.
East district Zilla Adhyaksha, Samsher Rai, who attended the event as chief guest, urged farmers to coordinate with the department and Panchayats and practice cluster farming.
The programme was also attended by KVK Agriculture Scientists Dr Manoj Kumar and Dr Janak Singh, Zilla Panchayat member, Rhenock, Indira Hingmang, Sudunglakha Zilla member, Madhu Sharma, and Gram Panchayat members of Rhenock, Tarpin and Sudunglakha GPU.
During the programme, the FS&AD Department also felicitated Arun Pradhan of Upper Khamdong for his active participation in dairy farming, Durga Prasad Sharma for agriculture and Som Bahadur Mazi for horticulture with cash prizes.