SUBJECT : A day long awareness programme on organic mission was organized at Sumin under Namcheybong constituency today. The programme was attended by area MLA B.B. Rai as the chief guest

Rangpo, November 27, 2017: A day long awareness programme on organic mission was organized at Sumin under Namcheybong constituency today. The programme was attended by area MLA B.B. Rai as the chief guest, Duga BDO K.C. Kharel, Horticulture additional secretary B.L. Dahal, deputy director Sushma Rai, HDO J.N. Sharma, panchayats and farmers.

During the programme, resources persons informed the gathering about the ban on import of vegetables from April 2018 and explained the benefits of organic vegetable farmers will enjoy after the ban comes into effect.

They appealed the farmers not to keep their land idle and instead use for organic farming and reap benefits.

MLA B.B. Rai appealed the youths to come forward and avail the opportunity provided by the State government. He also assured department’s support to the farmers.


Source: Sikkim Express