Steps to promote agri-horti sector
The Assam government has announced a slew of steps to uplift the agriculture and horticulture sector. This was what Additional Chief Secretary and Agricultural Production Commissioner, KK Mittal said in New Delhi on Saturday. Attending the ongoing World Food India, Mittal said the upcoming horticultural entrepreneurs of Assam would get all sorts of schematic support for development of value chain for the benefit of farmers in the field of agriculture and horticulture .
He met several Agri-Horticulture entrepreneurs, who participated in the World Food India, 2017.
On the other hand, Prabin Hazarika, Director of Horticulture and Food Processing, Assam along with Mowsam Hazarika, Assistant Director of Agriculture, Khagendra Sarmah, SDAO ( Hort )and Bakul Saikia, Senior ADO and Nodal Officer, FPC has discussed with Joost A W van Dalen , Director International Marketing & Acquisition, Province Noord- Holland , Nederland regarding technology support in the field of horticulture in Assam, at World Food India Exhibition, New Delhi today (4.11.17). They also discussed regarding export possibilities of Agri-Horticulture produces of Assam to Dubai with Rakesh Kumar Gambhir, Country Director, Government of Dubai. During the both discussion, they agreed to render all sorts of relevant cooperation in the respective fields.
Naoaki Miyauchi and Kaishu Endo of Endoseian Co. Limited of Japan has expressed their interest to import organic molasses of Assam from Jirsong Agro Producer Company Limited, Diphu, Karbi Anglong, Assam at World Food India , 2017 held in New Delhi.
6 Feb 2017 - 5:58pm | AT News
Normalcy is back to Kohima and Dimapur three days after an orgy of violence forced the authorities to clamp indefinite curfew in the capital city and the commercial hub.
Schools and colleges, banks one offices, shops and markers are opening much to a major relief for the common people who had to confined to their homes for four days.
The protestors keep demanding chief minister TR Zeliang’s resignation for implementing 33 per cent reservation in the municipal bodies which triggered the huge protest and the protestors turned violent where DC office, municipality offices were vandalized.
What made the situation more worse was the killing of two protestors in police firing in Dimapur before the violent protest erupted.
22 Feb 2014 - 5:36pm | AT News
KMSS threatens to disrupt Rahul Gandhi’s visit on Tuesday if the government fails to give land pattas for the landless lot.
The peasant body on Saturday said that despite assurance, Dispur is playing a delaying tactic which would be tolerated.
The organization has already written to the Congress vice president saying that they are all prepared to take on the Tarun Gogoi government on Tuesday and Wednesday.
3 Sep 2010 - 2:49pm | editor
Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi is all set to be discharged from Asian Heart Institute on Friday where he has undergone two critical heart surgeries a couple of weeks back. Doctors at the Asian Heart Institute find his condition fit and fine. According to family sources, the chief minister is scheduled to leave for Delhi immediately after his discharge.On September 8, Gogoi will be arriving in Guwahati.