International Yoga Dey, 2016
Under Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP), ICAR-NRC on Mithun conducted a Farmers-Scientist Interaction -cum-input distribution programme in Hekheshe village, Dimapur, Nagaland on 1st November, 2016. A total number of 40 farmers participated in the programme. During interaction the Scientists of ICAR-NRC on Mithun collected the basic information regarding the source of livelihood, agriculture and animal husbandry practices and also the scope of mithun rearing in the village. Farmers were informed about semi-intensive mithun rearing and scope of mithun husbandry for improving the livelihood as well as the conservation of forests. In order to improve the livelihood of the farmers, poultry chicks were distributed among 19 beneficiaries. Farmers were also trained about scientific management of poultry farming. In the next phase of the programme on 8th November, 2016 a PRA (participatory rural appraisal) will be conducted in the village to identify the problems of the farming community. The programme was attended by Dr Nazrul Haque, Dr (Mrs) Saroj Toppo, Dr M. H. Khan and Dr Kezhavituo Vupru.