Shillong, November 29: The Office of the District Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Officer, Shillong, organized an Awareness Programme for Farmers on ‘Poultry Farming’ on November 28, 2017 at the Conference Hall, Mawryngkneng C & RD Block.
David Nongrum, MLA and Chairman MTDC, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Nongrum, while praising the initiative taken up by Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Department for economic upliftment of the local farmers, said that poultry farming with a special emphasis on Kuroiler will help the community in raising their standard of living. He also distributed 200 Kuroiler birds each to 75 beneficiaries.
L Kynjing, BDO, Mawryngkneng C & RD Block, Dr (Mrs) A Pakyntein, District Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Officer and Dr Albert S Thangkhiew, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Officer, Mawryngkneng C & RD Block were also present during the function.