The National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) organise the meet with experts programme for Farmers Clubs in Miao Sub division of Changlang District.
During the programme, NABARD District Development Manager Kamal Roy advised all the members of the club to work together, and apply appropriate technology with the help of the Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) and find solutions to the problems faced by them.
He informed that the NABARD supports active and vibrant farmers clubs for exposure visits; provides training through experts, and encourages progressive farming methods.
Roy also advocated for scientific method of cultivation of crops to get higher yield, and gave details on all state and central sponsored schemes, such as CMKRY, DDUBY, DDUSY, DEDS, NLM and KCC.
Sukajit, Dist. Project Director, NERCORMP explained about the prospects of various agri-horti crops grown in the region. He also emphasized on value addition of the crops for better returns.
Spices Board Senior Field Officer Md. Shameer Cheriyath explained the members to opt for organic farming and encouraged them to cultivate crops which are driven by market demand. He also assured of necessary assistance by the Spices Board in the coming days.
The Farmers Clubs has been promoted by the Seva Kendra, Miao and sponsored by the NABARD.