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State Govt appoints Tripura Horticulture Corporation as C&F agent for sale of agricultural equipments

The state government is serious about the overall welfare of the farmers Earlier, farmers had to go to the office and queue up for various agricultural equipments. Now farmers don’t have to go to the offices. Now the state government is providing various facilities to the farmers Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department Pranajit Singha Roy said this while speaking at the signing ceremony of appointment of Tripura Horticulture Corporation Limited as C&F agent for the entire state for the sale of different agricultural equipments at Pragya Bhavan yesterday.

He said that the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has taken initiative to provide the farmers with seeds, fertilizers and various pesticide medicines and equipment on time. The Prime Minister has planned to double the income of farmers by this year In fact, it has begun to hear fruit. The state government is also moving on the path of the Prime Minister. Under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, every farmer is getting 6 thousand rupees annually. Also they are getting loan facility through Kisan Credit Card. He appealed to CAMCO to open I service centre in every district of the state and 1 dealership in every comer of the state for the welfare of farmers.

Kerala Agro Machinery Corporation Limited (CAMCO) has appointed Tripura Horticulture Corporation Limited as C&F Agent for Tripura. The programme was attended by Kerala Agro Machinery Corporation Limited (CAMCO) Managing Director V Sivaramakrishnan and Tripura Horticulture Corporation Limited Managing Director Dr. AK Nandi und an agreement was signed between them.

Tripura Horticulture Corporation Limited Chairman MLA Sudhanshu Das said that this organization has taken initiative to build a cashew nut orchard in Machmara. In his address, CAMCO MD V Sivaramakrishnan said that Tripura’s water, soil and climate are suitable for cultivation. Apart from different states in India, CAMCO has operations in Africa and South Asia Vice Chairman of Tripura Horticulture Corporation Limited Nabendu Bhattacharya, Managing Director of the organization Dr. AK Nandi also spoke at the programme. Deputy General Manager of CAMCO N. Rajeev gave the welcome address. Secretary of Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Apurba Roy and Director Saradindu Das were also present at the programme.


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