The Arunachal Age

—— News & Views of the People ——

Farmer in Kabu shows the way in Stevia cultivation

AALO, MAY 15:

Nyili Lomi of Kabu village is a trained progressive farmer who has started Stevia cultivation and to start with, products are available in his M/S Lomi Enterprise, Farm Kabu for sale. Stevia is rapidly replacing the chemical sweetener, rich market value and it can be safely used in herbal medicines, tonic for diabetics patient, stomach aches and daily uses products like mouthwashes, toothpaste etc.

Disclosing that he will grow it in an extensive way in the years to come, Lomi said that he gives training to people from the district free of cost in his firm so that it is grown extensively in the district by the marginal farmers as self-sustaining avenues.

The firm he owns and developed stretches over a hectare of land is buzzed with Organic Rotary Cash Crop Farming, Organic Manufacturing of Turmeric, Mushroom Cultivation, Packaged Organic Varmi and Liquid Fertilizer for sale, Organic Insecticides cum Manure from local plant called Onyor , fish farming, Bamboo plantation all along the garden, banana farming and three fish ponds. He also has hybrid cucumber plantations that help him to cultivate twice a week and fetching him good monthly income.

Nyili trained himself in METASIS Workshop Medicinal, Aromatic Plants and Specis Girijananda Chowdhary Institute of Pharmaseutical Azara, Guwahati.

The Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Aalo, Abhinav Kumar who helped him to go out for Exposure Visit and Training on Modern Agricultural and Horticultural Practices at College of Horticultural and Forestry, Pasighat visited the farm to take stock of the activities taking place there on May 14 last.

The DFO encouraged Lomi to take up cultivation of medicinal plants seriously and keep the momentum going to set a trend for other farmers of the district to emulate. DIPR

 

Traffic Advisory

PASIGHAT, MAY 26: East Siang Deputy Commissioner Dr Kinny Singh on....

 

CBSE Exams

NEW DELHI, MAY 26: Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister....

 

Flood Alert

NEW DELHI, MAY 26: The Central Water Commission (CWC) of Jal Shakti....

 

Woman, her two kids buried alive in landslide; Flood-like situation in several districts

ITANAGAR, MAY 26: A 30-year-old woman and her two children were buried....

 

Photo Caption

Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein in a....

 

Stop ostracizing state returnees: AAPSU

ITANAGAR, MAY 26: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU)....

 

China resists, but India to go ahead with infra projects along LAC

NEW DELHI, MAY 26: India will not stop infrastructure development....

 

SC seeks response from Arunachal, 3 other states on Sharjeel s plea

NEW DELHI, MAY 26: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked governments of....

 

Govt committed to provide quality education in NE

NEW DELHI, MAY 26: Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said....

 

NCW slams Assam news channel for sacking pregnant journalist

GUWAHATI, MAY 26: The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Tuesday....

 

Assam floods hit nearly 2 lakh population; over 9000 take shelter in camps

GUWAHATI, MAY 26: Nearly two lakh people in Assam have been hit and....

 

Assam cabinet approves 'ruthless quarantine' for all entering state

GUWAHATI, MAY 26: Assam cabinet on Tuesday approved ruthless....

Corporate Address

D-Sector, Naharlagun, Itanagar

Pin - 791110, Arunachal Pradesh


Copyright © Arunachal Age - 2019 - 2020