Namchi, 30th May: 40 goats of breedable age were distributed with insurance coverage at Maniram cluster from Maniram Phalidara GPU under Namchi-Singithang Assembly Constituency, South District. The program is a convergence of Livestock based farming system under Rainfed Area Development (RAD) of FS&ADD with AHLF&VSD for 2017-18 with considerable share from State capital. The beneficiaries were also provided with packs of mineral vitamins, dewormer, anti-stress tonic & handouts. The aim of the program is sustainable livlihood of farmers through goat farming.
The beneficiaries were also made aware of modern managemental practices focussing on balanced diet, breeding, housing, health coverage, insurance & other useful tips for enhanced production. The program was attended by Chairman Power & Energy Department Mr. Gagan Rai accompanied by area panchayats JD/FS&ADD/South followed by officers from line department headed by Dr A L Rai, DD/South.