The government of Assam will form an agricultural commission made up of specialists and agronomists to study options for commercial agricultural production.
In Naba Dihira, Baksa District, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma laid the foundation stone for the College of Agroforestry and Biodiversity as well as the Bengal Florican conservation, research and ecotourism site. During the event, he also inaugurated 107 Anganwadi centers built using MGNREGA funds for the years 2021-22.
“To examine the prospects for commercial agricultural production in Assam, the state government would set up an agricultural commission composed of specialists and agronomists.” In his statement, the Chief Minister said, “He will make recommendations to improve production and farmers’ profits.”
He claimed that Kokolabari Agri Farm has a long history and BTR administration has been working to expand the farm. He also spoke about the state government’s efforts to increase Assam’s per capita income and GDP while maximizing the use of state resources.
He added that despite a favorable environment for Agriculture and related industries, Assam continues to import food from other countries. Only words can move a race forward if no one is willing to work hard, and he argued that aggressive farms are key to achieving self-sufficiency.
The state government and BTR administration have agreed to work together to establish a national level institute at Kokolabari Agri Farm. He also promised that additional funds will be allocated to the Department of Soil Conservation for the implementation of river erosion control plans in the area, as well as considering all other requests from the local community. .
Later, the Chief Minister met with representatives of local people, NGOs and forest authorities of Manas National Park. He also presented certificates of gratitude to rangers, rangers and others who have contributed significantly to the conservation of MNP. He also said the state government would consider alternatives to implement ecotourism and other livelihood projects for local residents.
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