SUBJECT : Dentam organic festival concludes

Dentam, May 10th: The three day long Dentam organic Festival concluded on Monday.

Agriculture minister, Somnath Poudyal attended the concluding day of the festival as chief guest.

Poudyal, in his address spoke on the state’s organic mission and its up gradation.

He informed that the Central government of organic mission in the state. He also spoke on the concept of one village one crop’.

Poudyal assured Rs 1.5 lakh for saplings of large cardamom, 40 sprinkles, Rs. 50,000 for tank and many other irrigation facilities for the GPU. The demands were placed earlier by the area MLA cum Minister N.K. Subba.

Subba said the organic fest was held to make farmers aware about organic farming.

He mentioned that organic farming can be the source of long term benefit which would help the farmers to earn sustainable income to bring economic stability in the state. He also encouraged the local public to take benefits of the facilities provided by the State.

Source: Sikkim Express