Two days Capacity Building programme on scientific cultivation of high yielding varieties like rapeseed mustard, lentil and fieldpea under rain fed condition for doubling income was inaugurated today at KVK Chandel. The programme was sponsored by ICAR – Indian Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, Ranchi. Shri Krishna Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, Chandel; Dr. N. Prakash, Joint Director, ICAR – Manipur Centre and Dr. Deepak Singh were the presidium members.
Thereafter the inaugural programme technical session was conducted by KVK experts for the farmers relating to the scientific cultivation of high yielding varieties – rapeseed mustard, lentil and fieldpea under rain fed condition for doubling income. The capacity building programme was attended by 150 farmers from Chandel District and staff of KVK Chandel.