GUWAHATI, Sept 3 - Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region Dr Jitendra Singh will lay the foundation stone of North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited (NERAMAC)�s marketing complex here tomorrow. Ram Muivah, Secretary, North Eastern Council (NEC), will also be present.
The building will be constructed in two phases. In the first phase, Block-I (office cum market complex) will be constructed up to 4th floor and the Block-II (guest house) will be constructed up to 1st floor at a total cost of Rs 13.15 crore. Construction of this marketing complex is funded by NEC under its scheme �Marketing support Agri-Horti produce in NE region�.
The building will be developed as a �green building� and one of the state-of-the-art landmark buildings in the region. It will have an agri-horti retails hub where farmers and entrepreneurs of the region will get a common platform to showcase and sell their products.
It will also accommodate agri-horti-related government departments under a single roof for better coordination and to provide a single window facilitation centre to the farmers� groups and entrepreneurs to avail govt schemes.