Hands On Demonstration On Production Of Bio-Pesticide-Cum-Bio-Insecticide/ Organic Growth Promoter:
For the purpose of promoting organic farming holistically in Meghalaya, one of the strategies adopted by the Centre is the use of indigenous and locally available plants/ botanicals having pesticidal and insecticidal properties for pest management.
The Centre is also promoting the use of Organic Growth Promoters prepared from vegetable wastes/peels in the form of solutions. The solution was used as a supplement by many farmers in many crops as foliar spray in which their efficacy had been assessed and found to be highly effective. Over 500 farmers from 30 villages covering 15 blocks across the State have been trained and capacitated on these technologie