Port Blair, Jan 19: The Department of Agriculture South Andaman organised a two-day programme on mushroom cultivation with Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) at Mrs. Monica Smith’s field. Altogether 20 ladies of Wimberlygunj and Kanyapuram village belonging to the Self Help Group had participated in the programme.

The circle in-charge Shri Daniel Antony explained about the various type of mushroom cultivation and its benefits. Mr. K Venkat Ram Babu, Pradhan of Wimberlygunj was also present at the training. He distributed the kits to all the trainees.

Smti N Shajita Bhanu, AFA, Smti Lipika Rajwanshi BTM, Smti V Sunita Kumar ATM and Shri K Rajesh Kumar ATM demonstrated the preparation of the mushroom cultivation.