Training on value addition of fruits and vegetables at Malbasey

Gangtok, 27 Jul:

One day Training program cum Demonstration on Value Addition of locally available fruits and vegetableswas organised by Krishi Vigyan Kendra in collaboration with ATMA, West Sikkim under Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan in Malbasey, West Sikkim, as per a press release.

SMS, Horticulture, Sangay Palmu Bhutia highlighted post-harvest and value addition of locally available fruits and vegetable. She also demonstrated the packaging procedure of RTS, fruits and vegetables, juice preparation, chips making from banana, jack fruit and ginger candy, etc.

While SMS, Agriculture Extension, Bishon Pradhan explained the different methods of bio-composting and its importance in organic farming system.

Fifty farmers and rural youth participated in the programme which concluded with vote of thanks and distribution of bio-waste decomposer, the release mentions.