Training on value addition of local fruits in Rangpo

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SANJAY AGARWAL
RONGPO
27 Jul 2018

A one-day training programme and demonstration on value addition of locally available fruits and vegetable organized by Krishi Vigyan Kendra in collaboration with ATMA, West Sikkim, under Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan at aspirational village Malbasey was held on Friday. The programme was chaired by panchayat members  Bishal Chettri,  Sapna Rai,  Kausila Chettri and Buddha Ram Limboo and Block Technology Manager Naveen Gurung.
Subject Matter Specialist Horticulture Sangey Palmu Bhutia  highlighted about the detailed of post-harvest and value addition of locally available fruits and vegetable. She also demonstrated the packaging procedure of fruits and vegetable, juice preparation, chips making from banana, jack fruits and ginger candy.
SMS, Agri. Extension Bishon Pradhan explained the different methods of bio-composting and their important in organic farming system. Fifty-five farmers and farm women and rural youths participated in the programme.