Training programme on composting

Report by: 
SANJAY AGARWAL
RONGPO
18 Jul 2018

A day-long training-cum-demonstration on vermicomposting/bio-composting was organized by KVK and ATMA West Sikkim under Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan at aspirational village Dodak, Buriakhop, on Wednesday. The programme was attended by Panchayat President  Rabin Lall Gurung of Buriakhop gram panchayat unit as chief guest. Subject Matter Specialist Bhison Pradhan highlighted the details of vermicomposting/bio composting application methods on the field and vermi-wash preparation techniques.
Block Technology Manager Nabin Gurung and ATM, ATMA Soreng, Lalita Rai highlighted the various activities undertaken by ATMA. They created awareness to the farmers about farm school, provision for training, demonstration and exposure of farmers from ATMA Nodal Officer Ongdi Sherpa, Buriakhop.
A total of 63 farmers and rural youth participated in the programme from Dodak-Buriakhop GPU. All the panchayat members of the Buriakhop GPU were present in the programme along with field staff of Mavider.