Zonal Review Workshop on Oilseeds and Pulses

7-8 February 2016, Kahikuchi, Guwahati

A two-day Zonal Review Workshop on Cluster Frontline Demonstration (CFLD) on Pulses (7-8 February 2016) was organized by ICAR-ATARI, Zone-III at Horticultural Research Station(Assam Agricultural University), Kahikuchi, Guwahati.

 Zonal Review Workshop on Oilseeds and Pulses  Zonal Review Workshop on Oilseeds and Pulses

Dr. A. K. Singh, Deputy Director General (Agriculture Extension), Chief Guest of the Valedictory programm, elucidated on the importance of the cluster demonstrations on Pulses and Oilseeds so as to meet the national demand.

Earlier the programme was inaugurated on February 7th, 2017 by Dr. Bidyut C. Deka, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Zone-III, Umiam. In his address, Dr. Deka emphasized on the dedicated cooperation from all concerned for the important programme on CFLD under NFSM & NMOOP.

Altogether, 49 KVKS from 7 NE States participated in the programme which included KVKs from Assam (24), Arunachal Pradesh (6), Manipur (6), Mizoram (2), Nagaland (4), Sikkim (3) and Tripura (4).

During the technical session, 49 KVKs presented their achievements during 2016-17. The Action plan for 2017-18 had also been finalized for the entire zones in the workshop.

(Source: ICAR-ATARI, Zone III, Umiam, Meghalaya)