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Assam district to participate at NER Expo
Published on 7 Dec. 2010 12:00 AM IST
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Directorate of agriculture and horticulture Assam would be participating at NER Agri Expo 2010.
This was confirmed by the two representatives who were in Dimapur to appraise various arrangements for their state with the Agri Expo officials. Dr. M C Gogoi, SDAO from Agriculture department and M M Deuribharali agriculture development officer from the Horticulture department who had previously attended the 1st Agri Expo in 2006 were amazed at the disciplined preparations underway at the Expo site.
M M Deuribharali informed that 120 farmers from 4 districts of Assam would participate along with officials. 6 entrepreneurs including 2 women will be participating to showcase indigenous variety of rice under agriculture department and from horticulture department, orchid and anthurium along with indigenous fruits like amla and olives with medicinal values.
Another meeting was held with representatives of ethnic huts for the 16 tribes of Nagaland by the Convener, Benjamin Newmai, Secretary APC Cell to monitor the progress and preparations underway. Apart from that the fund allotment has also been enhanced for ethnic huts. Various representatives of the ethnic huts were given specific instructions towards their functioning and operation during the Expo.

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