Monday, October 3, 2022

Along assures support to Eastern farmers

Minister of Higher Education & Tribal Affairs, Temjen Imna Along assured his support to the Eastern farmers with whatever meagre fund was available under his discretion.
A press release from Eastern Nagaland Agri Allied Farmers Association (ENAAFA) informed that he was speaking at the meeting with a team from ENAAFA on September 9, at his residence.
At the meeting, the association highlighted problems of the farmers and requested the minister to take up agriculture projects in Eastern areas in order to fulfil financial necessities to fight against poverty and ensure self-reliance.
In this regard, Along assured to pay heed to the cause of Eastern farmers.
Meanwhile, on September 8, Eastern Nagaland Agri Allied Farmers Association also made a courtesy call on member of parliament, Rajya Sabha, Phongnon Konyak at her residence in Kohima.
The association discussed problems being faced by the destitute farmers of Eastern region and sought for her support towards better improvement in agriculture sector under various programmes available.
The MP advised the members to tie up with KVK & ICAR and put more focus on growing local and traditional crops, harvesting fish and rearing of animals.