Farmers, ministers get education on rice cultivation

YINGKIONG, Sept 2: Agriculture, Fisheries, Trade & Commerce & DoTCL Minister, Wangki Lowang led a team of progressive farmers from Tirap district and visited rice fields at Simong village on August 31.
The minister said rice farming will be introduced in Tirap district as he assured to extend all necessary support to the farmers who are eager to take up agriculture in a big way for self-reliance.
RD & PR Minister Alo Libang who joined the team appealed to the people to take up agriculture, horticulture & tourism in a big way for sustainable income as the Govt. can’t afford to provide jobs and contract works to everyone. He also appealed the people to stand united for development.
The team also visited the paddy cum fish culture of progressive farmers Totok Libang and Taram Libang. DIPRO