FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
KOKRAJHAR, June 9: BTC Executive Member (EM) of Agriculture, Ansumwi Khungur Boro on Friday formally distributed power tillers to 62 farmers of Baksa district at District Agriculture Office, Mushalpur, the head quarter town of Baksa in presence of high officials of the concerned department. Initially, the power tillers were distributed to nine beneficiaries in the ceremonial distribution by EM.
Boro informed The Sentinel that the power tillers to 62 farmers of Baksa district were distributed under the tiol Food Security Mission (NFSM), 2016-17. He said the power tillers were distributed at Rs. 75,000 discount. He hoped that the farmers would be encouraged for modern method of farming and the district will be pushed for significant productions. The distribution programme was also attended by social worker-Jailal Pokheil, DAO, SDOs, progressive farmers and farmers.