Namchi, Nov 23 (IPR): Minister, Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services Mr Lok Nath Sharma held a meeting with the departmental official of South District with regard to organizing ‘Krishi Mela-cum-distribution Program’ in Melli constituency, today.
The meeting had the presence of Additional Political Secretary (South) Ms Anjeeta Rajalim, Additional (Director) Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services / (South) Dr Artha Lall Rai, Joint Director (Horticulture) Dr Dikendra Bhujel, Joint Director (Agriculture) Dr Pratap Subba, officials, social activists and others.
The Meeting had detail discussion on various components to be included in Krishi mela namely exhibition of Self Help Groups, distribution of subsidised loan under Development Through Credit, Awareness generation on farmers friendly schemes, token distributions and many others. The day long programme has been scheduled to be held on 8th December 2021.
Minister Sharma also suggested official’s to encourage participation of students during the Krishi Mela to enhance their practical skills in farming.
Additionally, he also shared that a notable growth is observed in Dairy sectors in the state with sharp rise in production of milk and formation of new Milk Producers Cooperatives Societies.
Dr Dikendra Bhujel, informed that the department has released around Rupees fifty five lakhs as production incentives to over one thousand farmers in the first installment in South District under newly launched Mukhya Mantri Krishi Atmanirbhar Yojana. The Farmers have received the production incentives of notified crops, vegetables and fruits through Direct Bank Transferred