SHILLONG, July 11: A progressive farmer, Kynshew Dapsuk Kharkrang of Umeit Village, Ri-Bhoi district who was one amongst the progressive farmers were trained and supports by the KVK Ri- Bhoi ICAR, Umiam, has been conferred the Jagjivan Ram Abhinbav Kisan Puruskar Zonal Award for zone VII for the year 2017.
Kharkrang as a farmer is engaged in an integrated farming system and other agriculture and allied activities.
The award comprises a cash prize of Rs. 50 thousand each besides an equal amount of travel grant to promote the winners’ achievement and motivate farmers in their perspective zones.
The formal conferment of the Award will be held on the ICAR foundation day on the July 16, 2018 at ICAR, New Delhi.