IMPHAL, November 15: A one day farmers training programme on Integrated Crop Production and Rejuvenation Old Mandarin Orchard in Tamenglong was held at Lamyanba Shanglen.
Tamenglong MLA, Janghemlung Panmei attended the training programme as chief guest and Deputy Director (HQ) of Horticulture & Soil Conservation Md Hafizudding Khan, District Officer of the department of Tamenglong district N Tomba Singh and Horticulture Development Officer L Nilakumar were the presidium members of the function.
During the function, Janghemlung Panmei mentioned that the farmers should know how to develop the orange production in Tamenglong district and also the scientific know how to yield more production of orange in the district, adding that the farmers have to listen carefully during the training session so as to produce in high growth rate.
As compare to the past year, the production of orange is less, so the scientific method of orange farming should be applied so that more production will be possible in the future, the chief guest said and further continued that the system of traditional mode of production should be replaced by the technical way of production.
The MLA assured the farmers that he will extend co operation to the officers of the department and ready to work with the farmers so that orange can be produced in huge quantity and he wished the training programme fruitful.