Training for large cardamom growers held

NEW SUMLAM, Sep 12: The Spices Board India, in collaboration with the North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP), organised a training programme for large cardamom growers at New Sumlam village in Changlang district recently.
Addressing the farmers, NERCORMP District Project Director N Sukajit sought active participation of SHGs and national resource management groups in different livelihood activities in villages. He also enumerated major achievements of the NERCORMP in other parts of the district.
Advising large cardamom growers to avail the benefits provided by the Spices Board, its Senior Field Officer, Md Shameer Cheriyath, spoke on “good agricultural practices” to produce high quality large cardamom.
He also trained the growers on pest and disease management in large cardamom.
NERCORMP Natural Resource Management Officer N Betterson spoke on producing major agricultural and horticultural commodities in clusters, and stressed the need to promote community conserved areas in the project villages to conserve forest resources.
NABARD District Development Manager Kamal Roy informed about various schemes of the state and central governments, such as the CM’s Sashakt Kisan Yojana, the CM’s Krishi Samuh Yojana, the Arunachal Agri Start-up Scheme, the Centre’s Agri Clinic Agri Business Scheme, and the CM’s Krishi Rinn Yojana.