The five-day long training cum demonstration on post harvest management and value addition of fruits and vegetables which commenced on September 10 concluded on Wednesday at KVK Chandel.
The programme was organised by KVK Chandel and sponsored by CTRI, a release stated. District agriculture officer, Chandel Rajahmundry Ts Gladney Monsang; chief Monsangpantha village Ng Vincent Monsang and head in-charge of ICAR-KVK Chandel A Ameeta Devi attended as chief guest, guest of honour and president respectively, a release stated.
Ts Gladney Monsang in her speech stressed on double income of the farmers to sustain their livelihood through implementing the training gained from the experts, it stated.
It mentioned that Ng Vincent Monsang encouraged the people to export instead of importing goods and food for growth and development, and the local people must adopt new agriculture skills and technologies.
A Ameeta Devi, expressed her gratitude to the farmers for attending enthusiastically and completing the training, while Y Prabhabati Devi, SMS (Home Science) and course coordinator of the programme gave the keynote address, it stated.
During the valedictory session, certificates were distributed to the trainees and exhibition was also conducted. The valedictory programme was also attended by staff of KVK Chandel, it added.