By TC News Desk
Agartala, December 23, 2022: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sepahijala, CAU (I) celebrated National Mushroom Day and Kisan Diwas on Friday at Bishalgarh. The programme was conducted under the guidance of Dr Anupam Mishra, Vice-Chancellor, CAU, Imphal.
The Kisan Diwas celebrations aimed to create awareness among women farmer, rural youth on the importance of farmers and farming for a healthy and prosperous nation.
The National Mushroom Day celebrated with the theme mushroom cultivation for livelihood and women empowerment. KVK Sepahijala organised training cum awareness programme under the technical guidance of Dr. Mukesh Sehgal, Principal Scientist, ICAR-NCIPM, New Delhi.
The programme was inaugurated by Anjan Purkayastha, Chairperson, Bishalgarh Municipal Council; Sri Kabiray Debbarma, Deputy Director, Department of Horticulture & Soil Conservation, Sepahijala, Govt of Tripura; Rupali Dey, Social Worker, Bishalgarh; Dr. Mukesh Sehgal, Principal Scientist, ICAR-NCIPM, New Delhi; Dr Utpal Dey, SMS (Plant Protection); Dr Joy Kumar Dey, SMS (Agronomy), Mr Sanjoy Debnath, Stenographer, KVK-Sepahijala and others.
The programme was organized under the guidance of Prof (Dr) Ratan Kumar Saha, Dean, College of Fisheries, Lembucherra and supervision of Dr Shatabhisa Sarkar, Senior Scientist & Head of this KVK. A vote of thanks speech was given by Dr Joy Kumar Dey, SMS (Agronomy), KVK, Sepahijala.
A total of 60 farmers, farm women, rural youth from different villages of Sepahijala district were actively participated in the programme and interacted with specialist.