Kamorta, Oct. 12: Krishi Vigyan Kendra in collaboration with Department of AH&VS, Kamorta, Nicobar has organized three days training programme on “Scientific Goat Farming” for practicing farmers on 5th, 6th and 8th October 2012 at community hall Chota Enaka, Kamorta, Nicobar. The training was organized under the perspicacious guidance of Dr. Nagesh Ram, Programme Coordinator I/c, KVK-Nicobar.

During the inauguration session the Chief Guest, Mr. Charles Jacob, 1st Captain, Chota Enaka village highlighted the importance of goat farming and appealed to the trainees for their active participation for harnessing maximum benefit from the training.

The Guest of honour Dr. Bimal Majumdar, SVO, Department of AH&Vs, Karmota explained different departmental schemes available for the tribal farmers. He also called upon the farmers to get maximum benefit from the schemes and take advance of composite livestock farm which was recently inaugurated by our honorable LG. Shri. Bhupender Singh at Karmota.

The special guests, Shri. Nazir Ahmed, 1st Captain, Karmorta Village, Shri. R. Tang Kumar, 1st Captian Bada Enaka and Shri. Md. Javed, 1st Captain Sanuh village also graced the occasion.

During the three days, the trainees were imparted knowledge and skill on different aspects of scientific goat farming and special emphasis was given on in situ conservation of teresa goat germplasm.

A total of 30 tribal farmers were trained which included 13 male and 17 female from five different villages i.e., Karmota, Chota Enaka, Bada Enaka, Sanuh and Kakana. Earlier, Dr. Zachariah George, SMS (Animal Science), KVK-Nicobar welcomed the gathering and assured KVK-Nicobar’s commitment towards development of agriculture and allied sectors as a whole in Nicobar district.