22 Sep : A one day training on winter vegetable crops was held at Deputy Commissioner’s conference hall on 19th September 2008 with Minister for Agriculture, Nagaland, Dr. Chumben Murry as the chief guest. Speaking on the occasion the chief guest encouraged the farmers to apply scientific technology of farming which will benefit the cultivators the most. He also appealed to leaders of various self help groups (SHGs) to organize seminars for the welfare of the farming community. Dr. A.K. Jha, Scientist, ICAR Jarnapani, while giving the key note address raised important issues for the benefit of the cultivators, which he hoped the Minister will take into consideration.
More than 300 farmers from nearby villages took part in the training. The training ended with distribution of potato seeds along with winter vegetable seeds. The function was chaired by District Horticulture Officer, Wokha, Jerry Patton while vote of thanks was pronounced by Assistant Horticulture Officer, Nribemo Lotha.