Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare interacts with FPO and CBBO Representatives

28th June, 2022, Tripura

Shri Kailash Choudhary, Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare was on his visit to the ICAR-Research Complex for North-Eastern Hill Region, Tripura Centre, Tripura here today.

Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare interacts with FPO and CBBO Representatives  Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare interacts with FPO and CBBO Representatives

In his interaction during Agri-Interaction Meet, the Minister advised the Scientists for generating the technologies that will be beneficial for the farmers of the State. He also emphasized on the responsibilities of Cluster Based Business Organizations (CBBOs) in the formation and successive growth of the Farmers’ Producers’ Organizations (FPOs).

Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare interacts with FPO and CBBO Representatives

Shri Saradindu Das, Director, Department of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Government of Tripura; Dr. Phani Bushan Jamatia, Director, Directorate of Horticulture, Government of Tripura; Dr. R.K. Saha, Dean, College of Fisheries and Dr. T.K. Maiti, Principal, College of Agriculture, Tripura along with the other Officers from Agriculture & other Departments of the State Government also attended the Meet.

Dr. Biswajit Das, Head, ICAR-Research Complex for North-Eastern Hill Region, Tripura Centre apprised the Minister about the technologies like high yielding Paddy Varieties namely Gomati, Naveen, Tripura Chikan Dhan, Hakuchu 2, etc., Agri+Horti+Livestock based Integrated Farming System Models, Horticulture, Mushroom and Fishery Based Improved Production Technologies.

The Chairpersons and C.E.O.s of all the Farmers’ Producers’ Organizations / Farmers’ Producers’ Companies and Officials of CBBO of the State attended the Interaction Meeting.

(Source: ICAR-Research Complex for North-Eastern Hill Region, Tripura Centre, Tripura)