Assam Rifles, Civil Adm Niuland & SASRD-NU Promote Goi's Flagship Initiative on Millets in Niuland, Nagaland
As part of the earnest endeavours to promote GoI's Flagship Initiative to make International Year of Millets 2023 as '‘People’s Movement’', Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) organised a mega awareness program for farmers from Niuland & Medziphema with the theme “Millets: Miracle Food for Nagaland” in collaboration with Farmer's Cell, SASRD-NU & Civil Administration Niuland at JNV Nihokhu, Niuland on 20 May 23. The collaborative programme aimed at spreading awareness amongst the farmers on cultivation of Millets including the various health, economic and environmental benefits of same.
Agricultural Experts Prof Dr Pankaj Shah and Prof L Tongpang from SASRD (NU) deliberated on Cultivation, Use of Millets and their benefits with basic know-how on Millet cultivation with reference to climatic and soil conditions of Nagaland state in general and Niuland Distt in particular was also covered.
Smt Sarah S Jamir, DC Niuland graced the event and shared her valuable inputs vith the farmers exhorting them to promote Millet Cultivation in the area.