Organic farmer gets pickup truck

SEIJOSA, Aug 5: Pakke-Kessang DC Tamuna Messar handed over the key to a pickup truck to the manager of Kameng Organic Farmers’ Producer Company, Takam Nabam, on behalf of the agriculture department during a function held here last Saturday.
The company was formed under the union agriculture & family welfare ministry’s Mission Organic Value Chain Development for NER, and is involved in growing turmeric organically.
The agriculture department organized the function with the aim of motivating organic farmers to become commercially independent.
Besides farmers and others, Agriculture Deputy Director Nokliam Sumnyam, Seppa ADO JU Bahar, and Seijosa ADO Subi Taba were present at the function.