Agriculture minister Atul Bora has stressed seriousness in the agriculture sector saying that it can change the face of a state’s economy.
Opening a model floriculture nursery at Sarutari at Byrnihat on Saturday, Bora said the need of the hours is to change the mindset of the people to treat agriculture as a serious business in a corporate manner.
He further said that the department would honour the farmers with dignity and that the Chief Minister directed the district administrations to honour ideal farmers throughout the state.
As part of the work schedule within the first 100 days of the government, the agriculture, horticulture & food processing departments jointly organised the function where plants were distributed. Bora also flagged off 12000 plants to be distributed in three districts of Morigaon, Golaghat and Kamrup.
Total 1 lakh plants and grafts will be distributed throughout the sate among the farmers during the first 100days of the government.
Dispur MLA Atul Bora, Kamalpur MLA Satyabrata Kalita, Dr. Pitambar Deva Goswami, Xatradhikar of Auniati Xatra, Amlan Barua, Commissioner, Agriculture, Prabin Hazarika, Director, Horticulture and a host of departmental officers also present in the programme.