Two days training on maize cultivation ensure food, feed and fodder concluded

Chandel 26/03/2019: Two days training on maize cultivation ensure food, feed and fodder was concluded today. It was conducted from 25-26/03/2019 at KVK Chandel. The programme was organised by KVK Chandel in collaboration with Indian Institute of Maize Research, PAU Campus, Ludhiana, Punjap. 85 farmers from different villages of Chandel District attended the training programme. The resource persons were Pravina SRF, ICAR Manipur center, Imphal and spoke on scientific cultivation of maize for enhancing the income and Dr. Khumlo Levish spoke on intercropping of maize with Rajma. Inputs like HQPM -Maize seed and Rajma seeds were given to the farmers.

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Six days Skill Training of Rural Youth (STRY) on Mushroom Production Techniques conducted

Chandel 26/03/2019: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Chandel in collaboration with National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE) Hyderabad and State Agricultural Management & Extension Training Institute (SAMETI) Manipur concluded the Six days Skill Training of Rural Youth (STRY) on “Mushroom Production Techniques” which was held during 20th to 25th March 2019. The valedictory function was attended by Dr. Khumlo Levis, ACTO (Agronomy), Dr. Th. Motilal Singh ACTO (Agri. Exten), Chief of Kolen Mrs.Sng. Shanghring and chief of Panchai village Shri. L. Rungam. Certificates and inputs for growing mushrooms were also distributed to participants after completion of the training course. Altogether 31 Rural Youths from surrounding villages attended the training course.

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Six days Skill Training of Rural Youth on Post-Harvest processing and packaging of foods and vegetables conducted

Chandel, 21/03/2019: The six days “STRY (Skill Training of Rural Youth) on Post-Harvest processing and packaging of foods and vegetables” concluded on today 21/03/2019  at Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Chandel. The skill training was organized by KVK Chandel in collaboration with National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management and SAMETI, Manipur. The inaugural programme on date 16/03/2019 was attended by Sh. Manglem Monsang, MDC, Autonomous District Council, Chandel; Ts. Behari Monsang, Chief, Monsang Pantha Village, Chandel and Dr. Deepak Singh, Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK Chandel as Chief Guest, Guest of Honour and President respectively.  The programme has benefited 28 rural youths of the district.

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Three days Skill development Training Programme on “Microbe based Technologies for soil health and plant nutrition” conducted

Chandel 20/03/2019:  Three days Skill development Training Programme on “Microbe based Technologies for soil health and plant nutrition” was conducted from 18 – 20/03/2019  at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Chandel conference hall. The programme was sponsored by National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms, MAU, UP. The inaugural programme was attended by   Dr. Chinglenkhomba Meitei, MCS. Addl. Dy. Commissioner, Chandel; Dr. P.K. Sharma, Principle Scientist and Dr. Hillol Chakdar, Scientist of NBIAM, MAU, UP, and Dr. N. Prakash, Director, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam were the Chief Guest, Guest of Honours and President respectively. In the inaugural session, Dr Chinglenkhomba Meitei, MCS. Addl. Dy. Commissioner, Chandel stated that Chandel district is one of the aspirational districts listed in the country. He urged the people of this district to extract maximum benefits from the vast knowledge of various experts coming from different corners of the country during this training programme. The localities of this region should keen interest in such skill imparting programme, which can be used for doubling their incoming. Dr. N. Prakash, Director, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam urged the farmers to take active participation in such kind of skill development training and assured the farmers to provide new technologies for using microbes in agriculture and possible technical support from ICAR institute of this region. Dr. P.K. Sharma, Principle Scientist, NBIAM, MAU (UP) highlighted the ill-effects of jhum cultivation prevalent in hilly regions. The hilly region of north-east regions, by default, follows organic agriculture due to perpetually no use of chemical inputs in crop production. Here, farmers can explore the benefits of several beneficial microbes like bio-pesticides for pest management and bio-fertilizers for seed treatment and soil application making their soils more fertile and productive.  The welcome speech was given by Dr. Deepak Singh, Sr. Scientist & Head while vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. K. Sonamani Singh, ACTO (Agril. Engg.). The  skill training programmes was attended by 300 farmers and staff of KVK Chandel.

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Live telecast of Pradhan Mantri KIsan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN)

Chandel, 24/02/2019: The live Telecast/Webcast of inauguration of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme was conducted at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Chandel at KVK Chandel’s Conference Hall, Monsangpantha, Chandel. At the onset of the programme Dr. Deepak Singh, Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK Chandel gave the keynote address on the programme while Th. Motilal Singh, ACTO (Agril. Extension) brief the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme to the farmers thereafter the live telecast of Honorable Prime Minister Maan Ki Baat and inaugural programme of the scheme PM Kisan Samman Nidhi was telecast. The programme was attended by 70 farmers and staff of KVK Chandel.

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14th Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting Conducted

14th Scientific Advisory Committee Conducted

Chandel 16/02/2019: The 14th Scientific Advisory Committee meeting was conducted at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Chandel today. Shri Mahesh Choudhuri, IAS, AC to DC, Chandel; Dr. N. Prakash, Director, ICAR RC for NEH Region, Umiam Meghalaya; Dr. Anjani Kumar Jha, Nodal Officer KVK, ICAR Umiam and Dr. I.M. Singh, Joint Director, ICAR Manipur Centre were on the dais as Chief Guest, President and Guest of Honours. The meeting was also attended by Dr. SS. Roy, Sr. Scientist (Horticulture), ICAR Manipur Centre; Dr. PK Saraswat, Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK Tamenglong; Dr. Nirangjanlal, Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK CCpur; Dr. Y. Ramakrishna, Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK Ukhrul; Smt. Gladny Monsang, DAO, Chandel; Smt. Honey Chara, DO, Horticulture & Soil Conservation; Dr. Rd. Samery DVO, Chandel; Progressive Farmers and Staff of KVK Chandel. On the onset of the meeting Dr. Deepak Singh, Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK Chandel presented the Annual Report (2018- 19) and Action Plan (2019-20). Thereafter  the SAC, Dr. N. Prakash, Director, ICAR RC for NEH Region, Umiam Meghalaya inaugurated a Demonstration Unit of Protected Cultivation (Polyhouse) at KVK Chandel Farm.

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Inauguration of Micro Irrigation System under Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan – II cum Review Meeting of KVK Chandel

Chandel, 21/12/2018: Inauguration of Micro Irrigation System under Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan – II was conducted to at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Chandel’s Farm. The Micro Irrigation System was inaugurated by Dr. Bidyut C. Deka, Director, ICAR – Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute (ATARI), Zone – VII in the presence of Dr. I. Meghachandra Singh, Joint Director, ICAR Research Complex, Manipur Centre and Nodal Officer, Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan – II, Chandel, Dr. Deepak Singh, Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK Chandel and Ts. Gladny Monsang, District Agriculture Officer, Agriculture Department, Chandel. The programme was also attended by Dr. K. Sonamani Singh, ACTO (Agril. Engg.); Ts. Leenda Monsang, ACTO (Plant Breeding); Dr. Kl. Levis Chongloi, ACTO (Agronomy); Dr. A. Ameeta Devi, ACTO (Animal Science); D. Doungel, TO (CA) and Kamei Super, TO (FM) of KVK Chandel and progressive farmers from Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan – II aspirational villages.
Thereafter the inauguration programme, review meeting of progress report according to Action Plan of KVK Chandel for the current year was conducted in the chair with Dr. Bidyut C. Deka, Director, ICAR – Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute (ATARI), Zone – VII and Staff of KVK Chandel. The meeting ends with vote of thanks from Dr. Deepak Singh, Sr. Scientist and Head, KVK Chandel.

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Observance of World Soil Day cum Training on Soil Health Management conducted

Shri. Mahesh Chaudhari, I.A.S. Assistant Commissioner, Chandel delivered speech
Soil Health Card distribution

Chandel 5th December, 2018: Observance of World Soil Health Day cum training on Soil Health Management was conducted today the 5th December, 2018 at KVK, Chandel. The theme of event “Be the Solution to Soil Pollution” aims to raise awareness of the importance of soil quality for human well-being, food security and ecosystems. The programme was attended by Mahesh Chaudhari, I.A.S. Assistant Commissioner, Chandel; Dr. K. Sonamani Singh, ACTO(Agril. Engg.), Dr. Kl. Levis Chongloi, ACTO (Agronomy), Th. Motilal Singh, ACTO (Agril. Extn.), Dr. A. Ameeta Devi, ACTO (Animal Science) and D. Doungel, TO (CA) of KVK Chandel. During the programme, training was also conducted in coinciding with the event and 500 soil health cards were also distributed to the farmers. Dr. Kl. Levis Chongloi, ACTO (Agronomy) was the resource person on Soil Health Management training.

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Training under KKA -II at Ziontlang

Chandel, 26.10.2018: A one day training programme on Bee keeping, Mushroom Cultivation, Nutrition Gardening and awareness programme on Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna under “Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan – II” was conducted at Ziontlang village for the villages of Ziontlang, Chandonpokpi and Old Wangparal , Chandel. Dr. Deepak Singh, Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK Chandel gave the keynote address on  Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan – II for doubling the income of the farmers.

In the training session, topic on Bee keeping, Mushroom Cultivation and Nutrition Gardening and awareness programme for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY), which provides comprehensive crop insurance to the farmer, the resource persons were  Dr. N. Johnson Singh, ACTO (Plant Protection), KVK Churachandpur; Dr. Kl. Levis Chongloi, ACTO (Agronomy) and Dr. Y. Prabhabati Devi, ACTO (Home Science) of KVK Chandel and SP. Lovejoy Anal, SMDC/SDAO of Agriculture Department, Chandel respectively.  Thereafter the training, an interaction programme was also conducted with the farmers along with technical experts. The training was also attended by Th. Motilal Singh, ACTO (Agriculture Extension), Ts. Leenda Monsang, ACTO (Plant Breeding), Kamei Super, Technical officer (Farm) and D. Doungel, Technical Officer (Computer) of KVK Chandel; Y. Romeo Chothe, Chief of Chandonpokpi; R. Judeson, Chief Ziontlang; Mk. Rutung, Chief Old Wangparal; Th. Menthing, Chothe Tribe President. All in all the training was attended by 178 farmers from Ziontlang, Chandonpokpi and Old Wangparal.

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Training under KKA -II at Modi village

Chandel, 18.10.2018: 

 A one day training programme on Bee keeping, Mushroom Cultivation, Nutrition Gardening and awareness programme on Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna under “Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan – II” was conducted  at Modi village for the villagers of Modi and Hnatham , Chandel.

The inaugural programme was attended by Shri. Krishna Kumar, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Chandel; Dr. IM Singh, Joint Director, ICAR RC for NEH Region, Manipur Centre and Nodal Officer of Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan, Chandel; Dr. Deepak Singh, Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK Chandel; Kh. Surchandra Singh, Joint Director, District Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department, Chandel; Ts. Gladny Monsang, District Agriculture Officer, Chandel and Honey Chara, District Officer,  Horticulture & Soil Conservation, Chandel.

In the training Session, topic on Bee keeping, Mushroom Cultivation and Nutrition Gardening and awareness programme for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY), which is one of the flagship schemes of the Government of India that provides comprehensive crop insurance to the farmers against crop yield losses caused due to various natural calamities and other mis-happenings were conducted by Krishi Vigyan Kendra’s experts. Thereafter the training, an interaction programme was also conducted with the farmers along with technical experts namely Dr. A. Ameeta Devi, ACTO (Animal Science), Dr. Y. Prabhabati Devi, ACTO (Home Science), Ts. Leenda Monsang, ACTO (Plant Breeding), Th. Motilal Singh, ACTO (Agriculture Extension) of KVK Chandel and  Dr. N. Johnson Singh, ACTO  (Plant Protection), KVK Churachandpur.

The training was also attended by Dr. K. Sonamani Singh, ACTO (Agriculture Engineering), Kamei Super, Technical officer (Farm) and D. Doungel, Technical Officer (Computer) of KVK Chandel. The training was attended by more than 150 farmers from Modi and Hnatham village.

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