Rangpo, Jan 11
Three Months long field attachment programme for VLWs of South District and 200 hrs Skill development training for farmers concluded today. The training was organized by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, South Sikkim.
The valedictory function was attended by Director SAMETI, Nawang Choden Tonyot as the Chief Guest and Joint Director, FS&ADD, South Sikkim Balak Das Rai as Guest of Honour.
I.P.Shivakoti Senior Scientist and Head , KVK South Sikkim welcomed the gathering and highlighted about the two job roles viz Vermicompost Producer and Nursery Worker. The VLWs presented a detailed PowerPoint presentation on activities done by them. Farmers representative from Vermicompost Producer and Nursery Worker shared their experiences and expressed satisfaction over skill training. Chief Guest Ms Tonyot congratulated the trainees for successfully completing the training and encouraged them to take up farming on commercial scale.
B.D. Rai detailed the farmers about ongoing schemes of the Agriculture Department. HDO, Namthang farm briefed the farmers about the ongoing schemes of the Horticulture Department. The Programme also had distribution of certificates to VLWs and Inputs like Tetra Vermibed and Garden tools to skill trainees.