International Yoga Dey, 2016
Awareness programme cum Farmer Scientist interaction in Hekheshe village, Dimapur district was organized by ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun, Medziphema, Nagaland on 08.11.2016 under Tribal Sub Plan (TSP, GOI). Farmers were motivated to get information from various agricultural services available in the state and nearby vicinity and various ways to improve their productivity and livelihood. A village survey through Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) was conducted to get first hand information on agriculture and allied activities in the village and presented and discussed in front of the villagers in the form of the village resource map. Scientists from ICAR-National Research on Mithun, Medziphema namely Dr. Saroj Toppo, Principal Scientist, M.H. Khan, Senior Scientist, Drs. J. K. Chamuah, P. Perumal and Lalchaliani, Scientist & Sosang Longkumer, Research Associate and Technical Officer from Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Phek namely Rinku Bharali along with villagers participated, presented and discussed on various aspect of agriculture and allied sectors on the transit walk. As livelihood support, poultry chicks (Vanaraja) were distributed among the farmers. Students from primary school and parents with school going children were also given some stationery items. The village council members supported the activities and appreciated the effort taken by ICAR-NRC on Mithun for the development of the village. Finally the chairman of the village has given vote of thanks to the scientists and participated farmers.