Live demonstration on farm machineries, tools, implements and tomato cultivation was organised by ATMA, Dimapur under Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) for farmers of Ikishe and Seluophe village at Seluophe village Wednesday.
Resource person for farm machineries, tools and implements from Agri Tech Pvt. Ltd, 4th mile and AFA, DAO, Dimapur Chumyani Ovung demonstrated tomato cultivation. Agri Tech Pvt. Ltd demonstrated various tools and machineries like pruners, sprinklers, multi-sharpener, safety kits, sprayers, gloves, watering cans, chainsaw, grass-cutters, maize cutters etc.
The tools and machineries were made available to farmers at discount rate. Chumyani also explained the importance of nursery management of tomato with proper spacing and proper care during transplantation.
Project officer (RD) in-charge of SAGY under Seluophe village, Pfukrulhou Koza gave a brief note on centrally-sponsored SAGY scheme. He urged the farmers to avail the facilities provided by the department.
Earlier, the programme was chaired by BTT (ATMA) & AO Dimapur, Ronchamo, while vote of thanks was offered by DPD, ATMA Dimapur, Janet Chishi. The programme was attended by officer-in-charge from NRLM, PMRDF and village council members of Ikishe and Seluophe village.