Local products daily market inaugurated at Dimapur


Dimapur, September 4: A local products daily market initiated by Farmer Producer’s Organization (FPO), Dimapur District at Super Market, near Nagarjan Traffic Point was inaugurated by Principal Secretary, Horticulture, MK Mero on September 4.
Addressing the programme held at the market place, Principal Secretary said that market is very important for both farmers and the consumers, and therefore it is fortunate to have such location for both parties. Mero on behalf of the department assured to build a cold storage in the market as the DAN is willing to provide the plot for the same. He also felt the need for proper regulation of prices for sustainability as well as keeping the market place clean.
Director, Horticulture, Dr R Elithung Lotha appreciated the Development Authority of Nagaland (DAN) for giving the place to run the market where farmers could bring their produce and further encouraged the general public to come and buy the organic produce. He further assured all possible help from the department.
Cash prizes were also given to best three farmers who brought their produce on the inaugural day. The prize was sponsored by Bharatiya Farmers Agro Business Development Cooperative Ltd. The programme was chaired by, FPO Member, Nzamo Humtsoe. (Page News Service)