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Event Name :
Training on Pig farming for income generation and sustainable livelihood
Event Venue :
Kamalapur, Gram Panchayat, Harinagar
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nimbudera, Mayabunder Tehsil,North and Middle Andman District(Andman & Nicobar)
Contact person details :
Dr. Shardul Vikram Lal
SMS (Animal Science)
shardullal84@gmail.com
9531801728
Event Date :
7/25/2019 To 7/27/2019
Objective: To promote pig farming among the rural un-employed youth.
Pre Event Description :
The programme include lectures, demonstration, and film show to create awareness among the youth regarding the importance of pig farming in poverty alleviation.
Target Group: Unemployed Youth
Male Count: 10
Female Count:15
SC Count:0
ST Count:0
Chief Guest's Name: Dr. B. L. Kasinath, Senior Scientist and Head
Chief Guest's Remarks:Dr. B. L. Kasinath highlighted the merits of pig farming and nutritional value of pig meat. He also emphasised the need for water conservation and explained the significance of water conservation, methods of water harvesting and conservation under island condition, and its usage during dry period
Post Event Details:ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra (CIARI), North & Middle Andaman organised three days training programme on “Pig farming for income generation and sustainable livelihood” w.e.f 25nd July 2019 to 27th July 2019 at Kamalapur, Gram Panchayat Harinagar. The programme was inaugurated in the presence of Dr. B. L. Kasinath, Senior Scientist and Head/ Course Director, KVK, N & M Andaman; Dr. Shardul vikram lal, SMS (Animal Science)/ Course Co-ordinator, KVK, Nimbudera, and other KVK, officials. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. B. L. Kasinath highlighted the merits of pig farming and nutritional value of pig meat. He also emphasised the need for water conservation and explained the significance of water conservation, methods of water harvesting and conservation under island condition, and its usage during dry period. On the occasion, Dr. Shardul Vikram Lal briefed the course content of three days training programme. He advised the farmers to adopt scientific pig farming practices for good growth, efficient reproduction, and maximum profit. During the three days training programme, the methods for selection and breeding of pigs, housing management, feed management, and disease management were discussed in detail with the farmers. The method for clean pork production was also discussed with the farmers. A film show on “Scientific Pig Farming” and “Success Story of A Pig Farmers” was also shown to farmers by shri. Ravish Kataria. In the concluding session, Shri. Tanmai Paul, Farm Manager, KVK, Ni
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