ITANAGAR, Feb 12 � Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has urged for taking up horticulture as a viable source for sustainable income generation in the State.
Tuki who visited Mengio Circle in Papum Pare district yesterday, exhorted the youths in a rally to go for horticultural activities instead of looking for white collar jobs, official sources said here today. He highlighted the potential areas for growing cash crops like cardamom and various other horticultural produces.
Tuki also suggested encouraging Mithun development scheme which has enormous scope in the region. �You have ample scope to be self-employed,� Tuki said while assuring to provide assistance to encourage the locals to take up these prospects. � PTI
Tribal chief held for aiding GNLA
Shillong, Feb 12 � A tribal chief has been arrested on the charges of aiding and providing shelter to some cadres of the banned Garo National Liberation Army in the Garo Hills area, police said.
TR Marak was arrested yesterday under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, they said. The Centre had declared the group as a terrorist outfit last month. � PTI