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Silk farmers urged to follow new technology

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 Dec 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent

JORHAT, Dec 8: A day-long sericulture exhibition-cum-demonstration was held with the support of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, which was organized by the Regiol Sericulture Research Station, Rowriah Jamuguri, Jorhat and attended by sericulture farmers from districts of Majuli, Lakhimpur, Dibrugarh, Sivasagar, Golaghat, Bokakhat, Charaidew and Jorhat, that was held at the Dakhin Jorhat Tai Kala Kristi Kendra, informed Dr Samundra th Gogoi, Director i/c of the Regiol Sericulture Research Station here on Thursday.

Iugurating the sericulture exhibition-cum-demonstration, Dr Mukti th Sharma, the Director of Sericulture, Assam, said that silk farmers should follow that pattern of farming in their farms which scientists had come up with after a lot of research and only then farming could be made sustaible, interesting and productive, or their hard work would go in vain.

“Farmers should go for collective and cluster farming or in cooperative or self-help group basis as it is easier for such groups to get Central Government fincial aid and assistance,” said Dr Mridul Sharma, Scientist D from the Central Muga and Eri Research Training Institute, Ladoigarh here.

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