Chandel, 4th August 2012
The administrative building of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Chandel was inaugurated on 4th August, 2012 at Monsang Pantha village of Chandel district. Shri. St. Nunghlung Victor, MLA, 41 AC, Chandel, Manipur and Dr. A.K. Singh, Deputy Director General, ICAR graced the occasion as Chief Guest and President; while Dr. S.V. Ngachan, Director, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region and Dr. M. Premjit Singh, Director of Extension, Central Agriculture University (CAU), Imphal graced the session as Guests of Honour.
Shri. Victor, congratulated ICAR and KVK team. He also expressed that collaboration with ICAR will definitely help the farmers to overcome the drought like situation in the district. In the Presidential address, Dr. Singh emphasized the importance of technology intervention particularly in the field of forage cultivation, water harvesting, integrated farming system, farm mechanization and natural resource management.
One exhibition organized by ICAR was also inaugurated on the occasion. Near 200 participants from ICAR, different KVKs of Manipur, officials from state departments, NGOs, SHGs and farmers were present in the inaugural ceremony.
(Source: KVK, Chandel)