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Agricultural Fair held in Manipur’s Senapati dist

Deputy Commissioner, Senapati, Mahesh Chaudhari, IAS, said that like the horticulture department which has recently exported a large number of pineapples outside the state, there is a lot of potential in the agricultural sector as well.

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Senapati: District Agriculture Fair, 2022 under the theme “Organic farming” was held Tuesday at Multipurpose Hall, Senapati. It was jointly organised by Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) and District Agriculture Office, Senapati.

Speaking as the chief guest, Deputy Commissioner, Senapati, Mahesh Chaudhari, IAS, said that like the horticulture department which has recently exported a large number of pineapples outside the state, there is a lot of potential in the agricultural sector as well. He also urged the farmers to come forward and interact with various field experts.

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Additional Director, Department of Agriculture, Manipur, Todinang Panmei, in his speech urged the farmers in the district to take up High Yielding Variety for producing more; Soil Health Card for obtaining the status of soil health; and, Crop insurance to cover the loss incurred by the farmer due to reduced yield.

District Agriculture Officer, Senapati,  S. P. Lovejoy Anal, informed that nine schemes are being taken up in the district to increase the zeal of the farmers. He also said various crop seeds are given free of cost whereas machinery for farming is given out at subsidized rates to the farmers. He also urged the farmers to attend various awareness programmes and camps to keep themselves updated with the latest knowledge.

In the programme, various outstanding farmers were also felicitated for their outstanding achievements. They were H. Sania from Tadubi block, Dilip Kumar Bhrupal from Saitu block, Ph. Keturah from Paomata block, Kala from Willong block and Sana Lucy from Kangpokpi block. Altogether 14 exhibition stalls were also opened showcasing the farmer’s products.

In the technical session, there was an active interaction between the farmers and agricultural scientists.

The programme was attended by many farmers and beneficiaries related to agriculture.

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