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New bio-fertilizer plant in Guwahati

GUWAHATI: Good news for the north region on its agriculture front. Nova Biotech opened its organic bio-fertilizer plant recently in Guwahati fetching hopes to millions of farmers in the region. Noted social worker Ridhkaran Surana opened the plant at a function near Lokhra in the city on Friday.

In his address, agriculture commissioner and secretary Amlan Baruah said that Nova Biotech had come forward to join hands with the State governments for encouraging organic farming in the region. The plant is expected to provide bio-fertilizers, bio-pesticides and organic nutrients to the farmers. Experts and farmers hope that the plant would go a long way to enhance crop productivity and augmenting the income. The venture has been set up in sync with the Government of India's Start-up, Stand-up and Make in India initiatives.

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