Kissan Kalyan Divas observed in Kabi

Mangan, 03 May:

On the occasion of “Kissan Kalyan Divas”, a day devoted to the welfare of farmers, Agriculture Technology Management Agency [ATMA], North district, in co-ordination with agriculture and allied sectors, organised “Kissan Kalyan Karayashala” at BAC hall in Kabi, North Sikkim on 02 May.

The function was attended by area MLA, Ugen Nedup Bhutia, as chief guest in the presence of Zilla members, Panchayat presidents & members, farmers & officials from concerned department.

The theme of the event was doubling the farmers’ income with intervention of all programmes and schemes implemented by various departments following which representatives of agriculture & allied sectors disseminated schemes & programmes under their respective departments which will benefit the farming community.

An animal health camp was also set up at every block during the occasion wherein de-worming and health check-ups were conducted by doctors and staffs from Animal Husbandry Departments.

The ATMA [North] also felicitated two innovative achiever farmers from every block of North Sikkim with token of appreciation for recognition of their hard work.