Shillong: The central government has been called upon agricultural scientists to organic agriculture in the North East to develop the technology and resources.
Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh in this regard, Central Agricultural University and the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) scientists met.
All organic waste from the farm focused on the production of manure should be given, Mr. Singh Post Graduate Studies College, Central Agricultural University, Imphal, said after inaugurating the academic block.
He also agriculture, Kyrdemkulai, New College of Graduate Studies College of Meghalaya, Umiam (Barapani) and laid the foundations of at ICAR Complex in Meghalaya, Umiam, Ri Bhoi district inspected.
Subsequently, the ICAR complex on Sustainable Agriculture Hill in an awareness program, Ri Bhoi district, Mr. Singh encouraged farmers to use organic fertilizers and also e-marketing, where farmers could sell their agricultural produce in other parts of the country to speak at length.
University of Agriculture, Minister of Agriculture in the country is a unique institution, which six North Eastern Hill States agricultural education, research and extension takes care of the needs described.
University under the jurisdiction of the states have played a pivotal role in the overall development, he said. Vast agricultural potential and human resource development that could offer the North East in view, six new colleges under the jurisdiction of the Central Agricultural University has been planned, he said.
These 4 new colleges already started its first academic session, Mr Singh said that two colleges in Nagaland and Mizoram will be served soon.
“To empower unemployed rural youth, university 6 vocational training centers and six multi-technology testing centers are planned,” Mr Singh said and hoped these centers to the rural youth employment generators rather than employment seekers make will.
The minister also said the government’s ‘My Village My Pride’ to participate in the plan emphasized the role of the Central Agricultural University scientists.
Efforts by the Central Agricultural University soil health cards to farmers in 2500 to develop and distribute enough, Mr Singh said and expressed the hope that these efforts will continue and in the future would be beneficial to farmers.
Food and nutritional security of the North-Eastern States Turning to the issue of Mr. Singh to promote the cultivation of oilseeds and pulses is important.
“Rabi mustard to promote efforts by the Central Agricultural University is commendable,” he said, like the University of Lathyrus Lentil and different pulses crop area will play an important role in increasing the linking.
Opening of Parliament, Director of ICAR campus, Umiam, SV Ngachan, Meghalaya government officials, Central Agricultural University Vice-Chancellor, CAU and ICAR, Umiam, students, farmers, scientists and members participated.
Minister of national competitive examinations extremely well to the performance of the Central Agricultural University students appreciated.
The minister said he was informed that in 2014, the University ICAR-JRF scholarship awarded to students on the second place in India.
During his visit to the ICAR complex, Mr. Singh national climate resilient agriculture initiative (NICRA) laboratory was inaugurated.