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Withdraw agri farming tax: KCC to CM

The Kamrup Chamber of Commerce demands withdrawal of tax on agricultural farming in the soon to be tabled state budget.

The major demand as steps to encourage the organic farming figured in the pre budget meeting with Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi who is presenting state budget in the assembly on Monday.

KCC leaders told Gogoi that the withdrawal of tax on agriculture would will encourage investment in this sector.

KCC wish list include cold storage in all the districts. Citing examples in the West Bengal, the KCC leaders said the neighboring statehas over 500 cold storage and in Assam there is just 17 such storage.

The meeting stressed potato cultivation on the the river bank of Brahmaputra which remains fertile in between November to March.



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