Training on mushroom cultivation technology

NAHARLAGUN, Oct 31: CSIR-North East Institute of Science & Technology Branch Itanagar organised a training programme on cultivation of mushroom at its office premise here on Wednesday in connection with the Vigilance Awareness Week-2018.
Twenty participants from various parts of Naharlagun, Itanagar, Doimukh, Seppa and Sagalee attended the training programme.
Senior technical officer, Dr Budhen Ch Baruah highlighted the prospect of cultivation of mushroom towards self sustenance as well as societal development.
Edible mushroom is a very good source of Vitamin-D, and organised cultivation is not only for income generation but also to combat malnutrition, he said.
He further stressed on domestic cultivation of known varieties available at NEIST Branch Itanagar on simple scientific method.
Trainees were also demonstrated ways to prepare mushroom bags.