Several rice seeds displayed at Mukhap Rice Festival held by SURE

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The Society for Urban and Rural Empowerment (SURE), in collaboration with NESFAS, held a Rice Festival at Madan Mukhap, West Jaintia Hills on January 25, 2020 wherein the community members there displayed several varieties of traditional seeds, which are still … Continue reading

Organic Bamboo School receives Rs. 1 Lakh as part of CM’s entrepreneurial programme

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The ‘Organic Bamboo School’ under the guidance of NESFAS (Garo Team) received Rs 1 lakh from Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on January 21, 2020, as part of the Chief Minister’s ‘E Champion Challenge’. The Government of Meghalaya along with … Continue reading

Rice festival – cum-Mei – Ramew Phawar Competition

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Through this event, our aim is to display and document the different indigenous varieties of paddy from different participating communities, including other regions of Meghalaya. We will also be having seed exchange, initiation of seed saving practices, value-added rice products, … Continue reading

Church is not only concern with food for the soul but the body too: Jingiaseng Samla Shangpung Presbytery

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NEWS ITEM VIA: JOWAI: This perhaps is the first time ever when the church organisation also include workshop on food on its program, the church therefore is not only concern with feeding its flock with the food of the soul … Continue reading

Potato Cheese Balls and Chives (Jaut) recipe

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INGREDIENTS: 10 boiled potatos that have been mashed. Grated Cheese- 100 gm Tamirand Sauce(as per taste) Chives (Jaut)- 100 gm Spring onions- 50 gm Chillies -20 gm Salt (to taste) Oil Ginger paste   METHOD: Mix the mashed potato with … Continue reading



Field Coordinators Minimum qualification: Graduates in Social Work Experience: Rural engagement and community work; working with rural youth, women and children. Number of posts available: 1 Age limit: 40 Interested candidates can submit their CV with relevant documents at NESFAS … Continue reading