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CM inaugurates newly built rice godown, Farmers’ Knowledge Centre and Krishak Bandhu Kendra in Mandwi

No country or society can develop without development of socio-economic condition of the farmers. India is an agriculture-based country, which is why the state government is working to build modern agriculture infrastructure in every agriculture sub-division, enunciated Chief Minister Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha after inaugurating newly built rice godown of 1 thousand MT capacity, a newly built Farmers’ Knowledge Centre and Krishak Bandhu Kendra in Mandwi block today. It is to be noted that the newly built rice godown has been built at the cost of 1 crore 25 lakh rupees. The newly built Farmers’ Knowledge Centre has been built at the cost of 50 lakh rupees with the financial assistance of Tribal Welfare department. Furthermore, the newly built Krishak Bandhu Kendra located nearby Gourmani stadium in Mandwi has been built at the cost of 50 lakh rupees with the financial assistance of Tribal Welfare department as well.

The Chief Minister in the inaugural programme said, works for overall development are continuing in the state. Prime Minister Narendra Modi always thinks about ways to improve quality of living of the farmers of the country. That is why, the Agriculture department is taking various plans for the development of the farmers in the state with his guidance. For instance, GDPs of several developed countries were falling to a great extent during Covid-19 situation. However, the GDP of our country did not fall due to the far-sightedness of our Prime Minister. He said, each and every department of the state is working to deliver all kinds of government services to the people. The Government has implemented Prati Ghare Sushason campaign so that all the benefits of the central and the state government schemes reach 100% people.

He called upont everyone to come forward in further strengthening the brotherhood among communities and in the state’s development. The Chief Minister said, a transparent govemment is working in the state. The state government is completing different kinds of recruitments in transparent manner. Two thousand rupees is being given as social pensions to the beneficiaries. The state government is also working for the development of industry.

Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Minister Pranajit Singha Roy said, this infrastructure has been built for the farmers living in far-flung areas of the state, so that they could increase their income. The farmers are being provided with modern agricultural machineries, fertilizers and seeds. Besides, it is also being looked after that farmers get the proper price for their crops.

The government is procuring paddy from the farmers at MSP. He said, providing only machineries will not suffice. The farmers also need advice which is why KBKs and KGKs are being opened in every agriculture sub-division. MLA Birendra Debbarma also spoke on the occasion. Welcome speech was delivered by Secretary of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare department Apurba Roy. Other dignitaries present in the programme were Sabhadhipati of West Tripura Zilla Parishad Antara Sarkar Deb, Director of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare department Saradindu Das, Director of Horticulture & Soil Conservation department Dr. Phani Bhusan Jamatia. West Tripura DM & Collector Debapriya Bardhan and social activist Asit Roy,


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