Mushroom cultivation trg imparted

ITANAGAR, Dec 7: Twenty-five women from different self-help groups participated in a training programme on ‘Cultivation of mushroom and production of vermicompost technology’ at the CSIR-NEIST branch here on 7 December.
During the programme, NEIST Branch TO, Dr BC Baruah, made a PowerPoint presentation on ‘Mushroom cultivation towards sustainable socioeconomic development and to combat malnutrition’ and ‘Vermiculture and vermicompost production technology towards sustainable socioeconomic development’.
The trainees were apprised of simple scientific techniques for commercial cultivation of oyster mushroom, preparation of its spawn, and culture management. A practical demonstration on preparing mushroom bags was also presented.