Tashiding, Feb 5
Day long training program on agro- forestry cum distribution of various inputs was held today at Tashiding, West Sikkim. The training was organized by FS & ADD. Hundred progressive farmers attended the training programme.
Panchayat president G. B Bista, Joint Director Agri. West. Shri D.S Chettri , ADO Geyzing Subdivision Ganesh Kumar Gurung, HDO Kusendra Sharma, WDO, VLWs, and Resource person Phurcho Lecpha ATM (Asst. tech manager )from ATMA West Sikkim ere also present.
Joint director D. S Chettri welcomed the participants and briefly explained about the cluster development in lasso village through agro-forestry.
Resource person Purcho lepcha highlighted the important scope of agro forestry and to generated the income to small and marginal farmers and for educated unemployed youths.