Livestock awareness imparted

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IMPHAL, Aug 21: A one-day awareness programme focusing on livestock-piggery farming was organized by the Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) in collaboration with Diocesan Social Service Society (DSSS) at Hungpung village, Ukhrul District on August 20.

A release of NPMHR stated that about 200 individuals representing 20 SHGs participated in the programme which was organised as part of the NPMHR’s promotion of economic development of indigenous peoples/tribals as enunciated in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. It aimed to develop avenues for indigenous peoples/tribals to maintain their economic and social systems of indigenous peoples/tribals.Mr, Hungyohong Ningshen, member, NPMHR, gave a brief introduction on the intrinsic link between economic, social and cultural rights and civil and political rights.

Dr. Ngahorshai Luithui, the District Veterinary Officer provided then provided in depth inputs into the arts and science of livestock piggery farming, it said.

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