26th June, 2022, Nagaland
Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare laid the Foundation Stone of the Administrative Building of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dimapur, Nagaland here today. The Union Minister was on his visit to the ICAR-Research Complex for North-Eastern Hill Region, Nagaland Centre, Nagaland.
During his interactive session with the farmers, scientists and Staff Members of the ICAR-Research Complex for NEH Region, Nagaland Centre and ICAR-National Research Centre on Meat, Hyderabad and Officials from the various Line Departments of Government of Nagaland, Shri Tomar highlighted the various Government Schemes for the benefit of farmers and overall development of the Indian agriculture scenario.
Shri Kaito Aye, Agricultural Minister, Government of Nagaland; Shri Y. Kikheto Sema, Agricultural Production Commissioner, Government of Nagaland; Dr. Prabhat Kumar, Horticulture Commissioner, Department of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare and Shri Mhathung Yanthan, Advisor, Horticulture & Border Affairs, Government of Nagaland, were also present during the occasion.
Dr. Anupam Mishra, Vice-Chancellor, Central Agricultural University, Imphal, Manipur highlighted the agricultural scenario of the North-Eastern Region and emphasized on the improvement of transportation facilities and storage & food processing in the region.
Dr. V.K. Mishra, Director, ICAR-Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya stressed on the need for improving the productivity of horticulture crops and livestock in the North-Eastern Region.
Earlier, welcoming the dignitaries, Dr. D.J. Rajkhowa, Joint Director, ICAR-Research Complex for NEH Region, Nagaland Centre briefed about the various research & extension activities and achievements of the Centre for the overall development of agricultural scenario in the State. The scope of horticulture and livestock farming in Nagaland was underlined by Dr. Rajkhowa.
(Source: ICAR-Research Complex for North-Eastern Hill Region, Nagaland Centre, Nagaland)