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Nagaon KVK implements APART project’s mechanisation techniques

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NAGAON, June 27: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nagaon, in collaboration with the Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project (APART), successfully organised a grand harvest programme for Boro paddy using a mini combine harvester in the Chakalaghat area of Dolonghat block. The event witnessed the participation of over 100 farmers, including both men and women, from various blocks of Nagaon district.

Dr Niranjan Deka, principal scientist and head of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nagaon, delivered an inaugural speech highlighting the objectives and advantages of the programme and the utilisation of the mini combine harvester. Dr Debananda Das, alternate nodal officer of OPIU-AAU, Jorhat, highlighted the commercialisation of agricultural machinery, while Jyoti Bikash Nath, senior specialist of Communication at IRRI, discussed the mechanisation initiatives introduced through the APART project and their benefits.

The programme featured hands-on demonstrations of the mini combine harvester by JB Nath of IRRI and Priyanka Deka, project associate of APART, KVK Nagaon. The harvesting of Bina Dhan 11 paddy variety using the mini combine harvester was conducted on-site, attracting the attention of the farmers. Additionally, the application of drones in the paddy fields was demonstrated by SB Borah from IRRI.

Dr N Deka, head of KVK Nagaon, concluded the programme with a vote of thanks, expressing gratitude to all the participants and stakeholders involved.

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The successful implementation of the grand harvest programme highlighted the advancements in agricultural mechanisation and showcased the benefits of utilising modern technology in the farming practices of Nagaon district.

 

 

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