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Steps taken for welfare of farmers: Bora

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GUWAHATI, Jan 5 - Stressing the importance of augmenting the income of farmers, Agriculture Minister Atul Bora has said that the government has undertaken a slew of initiatives for the welfare of farmers, which will further give an impetus to the economy of the State.

Addressing a press conference here today, Bora said that the 4th Assam International Agri-Horticultural Show 2017 that will kick off tomorrow, will provide a glimpse into the agri-horticulture resources of the State and also give the farmers an exposure to the technological advancements in agriculture and its allied sectors. He said this experience will help the farmers augment their income.

It needs to be mentioned that around 600 farmers are going to participate in this programme that will feature exhibition and competitions on agri-horticulture products, seminars, buyer-seller meetings, farmers� training etc., besides display of agricultural farm equipment, special green house pavilions and landscape technology.

The farmers� training has been aimed at development and better livelihood of the farmers. Digital literacy training to the farmers will also be provided.

�Development of agriculture, horticulture, floriculture etc., is a priority with the government. The State has immense potential in these sectors and this needs to be highlighted at the international level,� said Bora, adding that the show will introduce farmers to new aspects of farming which will definitely help in the development of the agriculture and its allied sectors.

A total of 10 foreign countries are participating in the show this year.

�Value addition to a wide range of products will give our farmers an advantage in the market, which has become very competitive of late,� said Bora, pointing out that in view of the challenges before farmers, the show this year has encompassed several issues related to marketing.

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Steps taken for welfare of farmers: Bora

GUWAHATI, Jan 5 - Stressing the importance of augmenting the income of farmers, Agriculture Minister Atul Bora has said that the government has undertaken a slew of initiatives for the welfare of farmers, which will further give an impetus to the economy of the State.

Addressing a press conference here today, Bora said that the 4th Assam International Agri-Horticultural Show 2017 that will kick off tomorrow, will provide a glimpse into the agri-horticulture resources of the State and also give the farmers an exposure to the technological advancements in agriculture and its allied sectors. He said this experience will help the farmers augment their income.

It needs to be mentioned that around 600 farmers are going to participate in this programme that will feature exhibition and competitions on agri-horticulture products, seminars, buyer-seller meetings, farmers� training etc., besides display of agricultural farm equipment, special green house pavilions and landscape technology.

The farmers� training has been aimed at development and better livelihood of the farmers. Digital literacy training to the farmers will also be provided.

�Development of agriculture, horticulture, floriculture etc., is a priority with the government. The State has immense potential in these sectors and this needs to be highlighted at the international level,� said Bora, adding that the show will introduce farmers to new aspects of farming which will definitely help in the development of the agriculture and its allied sectors.

A total of 10 foreign countries are participating in the show this year.

�Value addition to a wide range of products will give our farmers an advantage in the market, which has become very competitive of late,� said Bora, pointing out that in view of the challenges before farmers, the show this year has encompassed several issues related to marketing.