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AAU information centre inaugurated at Teok

By The Assam Tribune

GUWAHATI, Sept 17 � An information centre under the Rural Agricultural Work Experience Programme of Assam Agricultural University (AAU) was formally inaugurated at Kakotygaon, Jagduwar of Teok town in Jorhat district recently. A large number of farmers and cultivators from nearby villages attended the inaugural function, a press release said.

The fourth year students of AAU, who were engaged in the project, interacted with the farmers and shared information for solving the latter�s problems through the use of modern technologies related to agriculture and encouraged them to adopt good agricultural practices.

The meeting held on the occasion was presided by Dr Pritam Borthakur, professor, Department of Horticulture, AAU. He also inaugurated the information centre which is expected to raise the awareness of local farmers.

The other dignitaries present on the occasion included Dr Nibedita Deka, Department of Agricultural Economics & Farm Management, Pallavi Bora, Department of Extension Education, programme supervisor Rumjhum Phukan and Mousumi Phukan, subject matter specialist of entomology, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Teok.

The student group consisted of 15 girls and seven boys.

A demonstration was also held for the farmers where students presented two methods of demonstration � homestead production of Azolla and application of fertilisers in coconut.

The students were Applestar Rynjah, Arambam Asha Devi, Ashok Kamal Gogoi, Debahash Buragohain, Deimayami Nongtdu, Euwanrida AS Lyngdoh, Kakali Borah, Minakshi Kalita, Pompy Das, Prasanta Gogoi, Priyanka Bora, Purabi Tamuli Phukan, Rejesh Kumar, Ranju Chutia, Rashmita Saikia, Ritu Ranjan Taye, S Pinky, Shweta Kumari, Samar Hazarika, Samarendra S Nongmytham, Pitambara and Shimantini Borkataki, the release added.

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AAU information centre inaugurated at Teok

GUWAHATI, Sept 17 � An information centre under the Rural Agricultural Work Experience Programme of Assam Agricultural University (AAU) was formally inaugurated at Kakotygaon, Jagduwar of Teok town in Jorhat district recently. A large number of farmers and cultivators from nearby villages attended the inaugural function, a press release said.

The fourth year students of AAU, who were engaged in the project, interacted with the farmers and shared information for solving the latter�s problems through the use of modern technologies related to agriculture and encouraged them to adopt good agricultural practices.

The meeting held on the occasion was presided by Dr Pritam Borthakur, professor, Department of Horticulture, AAU. He also inaugurated the information centre which is expected to raise the awareness of local farmers.

The other dignitaries present on the occasion included Dr Nibedita Deka, Department of Agricultural Economics & Farm Management, Pallavi Bora, Department of Extension Education, programme supervisor Rumjhum Phukan and Mousumi Phukan, subject matter specialist of entomology, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Teok.

The student group consisted of 15 girls and seven boys.

A demonstration was also held for the farmers where students presented two methods of demonstration � homestead production of Azolla and application of fertilisers in coconut.

The students were Applestar Rynjah, Arambam Asha Devi, Ashok Kamal Gogoi, Debahash Buragohain, Deimayami Nongtdu, Euwanrida AS Lyngdoh, Kakali Borah, Minakshi Kalita, Pompy Das, Prasanta Gogoi, Priyanka Bora, Purabi Tamuli Phukan, Rejesh Kumar, Ranju Chutia, Rashmita Saikia, Ritu Ranjan Taye, S Pinky, Shweta Kumari, Samar Hazarika, Samarendra S Nongmytham, Pitambara and Shimantini Borkataki, the release added.