RAVITAR/PERBINGTAR | ICAR input & tech support empowers South Sikkim tribal farmers | The Echo of India

RAVITAR/PERBINGTAR

20 Dec 2014

The ICAR Sikkim Centre organized two days program on Dec 18 and 19 at Ravitar and Perbingtar, South Sikkim under Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) in order to strengthen tribal farmer’s capacity by dissemination of scientific knowledge and input support. During the two days program, a total of 84 farmers participated and benefitted with the technical know how and various necessary inputs like plastics for cultivation of off-season vegetables under low cost plastic tunnels, untreated seeds of Fenugreek, Coriander, Spinach and Radish, bio-fertilizers, neem based bio-pesticide formulations, copper oxy chloride (COC) and spray machines were distributed among the farmers of different self help groups (SHGs) viz. Parivartan Farmers Club, Ravitar; Perbingtar Farmers Club, Perbingtar Tendung Nari SHG, Basanti SHG, Perbingtar Nari Morcha SHG and upper Perbingtar Orchid SHG.

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