2nd Dec 2019 11:12:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ES Reporter

YACHULI, Dec 2: Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture etc, Tage Taki today informed that the state government is going to revive Arunachal Pradesh Marketing Board to support the farmers of the state. He was addressing a gathering here on Monday while inaugurating the office of the Subansiri Spice and Agro & Producer Company limited (SSAPC).
Attending as chief guest, Taki opined that such an initiative will help farmers to share ideas for better production and better marketing of their products. He asserted that state government is endorsing organic farming  in the state for which check gates will be activated at different entry points of the state, so that contaminated  seeds, plants and even animals without approval from vets will not be allowed to enter into the state.
He also said that the department is going to provide subsidies in pig farming, poultry farming, and others to encourage farmers. However, the department will also engage officers from the concerned department for field visits and surprise checking every eight months.

While responding to the memorandum submitted by the SSAPC, Minister informed that government is going to install Electric Dryer Machine (EDM) in every district headquarters, Godown for food products and on the requirement of a grading machine, he assured to look into the matter.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Managing Director (CMD) SSAPC, Debia Sanka informed that said company was formed to support progressive farmers of the state.  “Our land is fertile and we get surplus production but the problem is marketing, so the SSAPC will create a platform for the farmers to get the right margin for their products through marketing, packaging and exporting.”
There are more than 28 Farmers Interest Group (FIG) associated with this company from Lower Subansiri, Kra Daadi, and Kamle district, she informed.
Meanwhile, she also appealed other FIGs of the state to join the company for a better market and for a better margin of their products.

Kenter Joya Riba

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