Training in oil palm development

PASIGHAT, 4 Jun: Twenty oil palm growers, along with 20 extension functionaries of the East Siang agriculture department took part in a two-day training programme on ‘oil palm development’, organised by the State Agricultural Management & Extension Training Institute (SAMETI) here.

During the inaugural session of the programme (which concluded on Saturday), SAMETI Director (in-charge) Sengo Dini highlighted the scope and feasibility of oil palm cultivation in the state, and the government subsidies being provided under the oil palm development programme.

GTC Pasighat instructor MN Bori was the resource person.