Kisan Mobile Advisory Service

KVK Mokokchung is providing location specific advisory service on agri and allied activities in both local and english dialets through short messaging Service to all registered farmers, so far 350 registered farmers are availing this facility. Registration is free for all interested farmers of Mokokchung district and can be done by sending an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or sending a sms in the following numbers-9402343069/ 9615747236, 9436604002.

Yisemyong Bee FarmersThis is a success story on Public Private Partnership (PPP) in which each sector contributes, accomplish mutual objectives. 

Apiculture is enterprise practice by 30 farmers in Yisemyong which is one of their main secondary source of income. However they were practicing primitive methods of beekeeping and without organized group and market outlet.

Sensing its importance and potential the KVK Mokokchung approach the Nagaland Bee and Honey Mission (NBHM) to promote a collaborative project. The NBHM in collaboration with our KVK organized and imparted three days training at Yisemyong to 50 farmers on Latest Scientific Management in the field of bee keeping during 2007. 

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KVK Yisemyong French Beans cultivatorsFrench Bean is a traditional crop and the agroclimatic condition is vey suitable for its cultivation in Mokokchung district. However its cultivation is confined only for home consumption. In recent years its cultivation is gaining popularity due to its wide adaptability, fixes nitrogen, fits very well into various cropping systems and opening of market outlet.

Generally Jhum farmers cultivate Kharif crops and the field is left fallow during rabi season and cultivate second year Kharif crops and abandon the field. The rabi season between first and second year and the third year Jhum field can suitably be utilized for commercial cultivation of French bean without much expenditure on cultural operations.

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A women SHG comprising of 12 members was formed on 15th March 2004 under KVK adopted Mopungchuket Village. The rules and regulations to run the SHG was framed with the help of Programme Coordinator and got approved by the Village Council. In the initial stage each group member contributed Rs. 500/- towards the fund and Rs.10,000/- was given as loan from the KVK revolving fund. The whole amount was then deposited in Joint Bank Account NSCB – 11404 Mokokchung Branch. The group then took loan from the Bank and vermi composting shed was constructed. In the beginning of 2005 a Training on Vermi Compost making was imparted to the SHG members at KVK Yisemyong.

Read more: Success Story of Women SHG (Vermi compost)

Cultivation of off season cucumberCucumber has been traditionally cultivated by Naga farmers in their jhum fields as a mixed crop during the Kharif season (April to August). It is one of the important component crops in the Jhum field and the harvest is used, mostly for household consumption and sometimes sold at the local market. Kharif crops of cucumber are harvested during rainy seasons and do not fetch a good price due to large production during the peak season. However there is high market demand of cucumber during off season but efforts were not made by the farmers to cultivate off season cucumber.

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Success Stories

Success Story of Women SHG (Vermi compost)

A women SHG comprising of 12 members was formed on 15th March 2004 under KVK adopted Mopungchuket Village. The rules and regulations to run the SHG was framed with the help of Programme Coordinator and got approved by the Village Council. In the initial stage each group member contributed Rs. 500/- towards the fund and Rs.10,000/- was given as...


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