Dr Chai inaugurates organic products outlet

NAHARLAGUN, Dec 15: Agriculture Minister Dr Mohesh Chai on Saturday inaugurated the first organic products outlet here under the State Organic Mission.
In his address, Dr Chai said the state government is focusing on post-harvest management and supply chain linkage for better value realization of the farmers’ produces.
Highlighting the Centre’s aim to double the farmers’ income by 2022, the minister said, “The only option of doubling the farmers’ income is revamping the marketing and post-harvest management in the state.”
Commending the agriculture department for initiating the innovative step for the farmers, the minister said his ministry is committed to the welfare of the farming community.
Dr Chai also interacted with farmers and members of farmers-producers companies.
Among others, Agriculture Director Kesang Tsering and the state’s Organic Mission team were present on the occasion.
The State Organic Mission is supported by central schemes such as Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region and the Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana.