Governor visits organic daily market at Dimapur

Governor visits organic daily market at Dimapur
Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya visiting the recently inaugurated Organic Daily Market at Supermarket near Nagarjan traffic Point, Dimapur on 7th September 2018.
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Dimapur, September 7: Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya Friday visited the recently inaugurated Organic Daily Market at Supermarket, near Nagarjan traffic Point, Dimapur.
Interacting with the officials of Farmer Producer Organisation (FPO) and Development Authority of Nagaland (DAN) at the market place, the Governor appreciated the FPO for their initiative towards opening such market which was also in a place that has been lying ideal for the last many years.
On being learned about the marketing shed belongs to DAN and the rate which has been fixed at Rs 10, 000 per month, Acharya appealed to the Development Authority of Nagaland to charge only Rs 100 per month for at least one year or till a time when they are well established, saying that it is the duty of everyone to work towards the upliftment of the poor section of people.
The Governor also donated Rs 2 lakhs to buy a pickup truck to the daily market for transporting their produce to the market place.
Speaking about the cleanliness to be maintained in and around the market, Acharya assured to give plates, spoons and glasses for daily use in the market so that the surrounding is not littered by disposal plates and cups.
The Governor further suggested to the vendors to make cloth bags for customers on minimal charges for those who do not bring their own shopping bags and to stop using plastic bags. He suggested the FPO to make basic necessary arrangement like proper seat for all vendors and elevated vegetable stand. He also suggested the organization to have some specific days marked for different tribes so that they can showcase their speciality and more customers are attracted.
The Governor visited all the stalls and bought from almost all the stalls and also placed the order of 100 wooden plates from a vendor to be given to the marked as promised earlier.
After his visit to the organic daily market, the Governor had a meeting with different non-Naga NGOs in regard to CM’s relief fund at Durga Mandir where he appealed to all the participants to generously donate towards the people who have been badly affected by floods, landslides etc. All the participants representing different organisations assured to raise funds and donate towards the same. (Page News Service)