Training prog on mushroom cultivation held

KALAKTANG, Oct 19: Forty-three participants attended a ‘mushroom cultivation-cum-training and demonstration programme’ organised by NGO AMYAA, under the BADP, here in West Kameng district on Saturday.
During the programme, which was inaugurated by Kalaktang ADC Aran, master trainer Ramesh Kumar and assistant trainer Huneshwar Boro spoke on the varieties and nutritional properties of mushrooms, their commercial value, identification of poisonous mushrooms, spawn production, cylinder preparation for oyster mushrooms, etc.
This was followed by demonstrations on paddy straw soaking, steaming, drying, and mushroom cylinder preparation.
The trainers also spoke on the scope and importance of mushroom cultivation in enhancing the socioeconomic status of the rural people, especially potential entrepreneurs.