ITANAGAR, MARCH 18: The bamboo farmers of Khamir and Gongu village of Sangdupota circle of Papum Pare district on Saturday has carried out an exposure trip to Van Vigyan Kendra, Chessa in Balijan circle and undergone day long technical and physical training on cultivation and production of bamboo and commercialization of bamboo in everyday life.
More than forty farmers form Khamir and Gongu village and other area went day long training with technical person and resources person of Arunachal Pradesh Bamboo resource development agency (APBRDA) and other give away technical knowhow and knowledge on the opportunities and utility of bamboo in everyday life to replace plastic to protect environment and forest.
APBRDA Chairman Tungri Effa attended the inaugural session as chief guest while the DFO (Silviculture) Surej Singh was guest of honour while APBRDA Director Dr. G Murtem, Nodal officer RK Taj were resource person.
APBRDA Chairman motivated the farmers. He highlighted the overview and importance of bamboo economy, speaks on national bamboo mission, potential of bamboo farming, source and resource for bamboo plantation and support of APBRDA and state government to the youths to become aatma nirbhar and self employment as well as capable to employee several locals and others.
He assured to provide technical help and guidance to the farmers as and when required by the agency and department. He also appeal the gathering to popularize the bamboo for bamboo cultivation and production and also utility and production of various allied products like ornament, soap, pickle, furniture, agarbati, used in house construction.
He speak on upcoming bamboo technology park and other institution of APBRDA in state for the promotion of bamboo and uti8lity of bamboo products in daily use. He also urge upon the gathering to discard the use of plastic and replacement of bamboo as much as possible in daily life.
Retd Scientist Dr. L R Bhuyan, VVK Incharge and RFO Y Bole also share the experiences and technical knowledge and technology intervention in bamboo cultivation, bamboo flowering and useful of bamboo in home, office and school for daily use.