Martam, 6th January, 2020 (IPR): The Minister Agriculture Horticulture and Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services Department Shri Lok Nath Sharma addressed farmers through 91.2 FM, Radio Kanchenjunga, this morning.
He highlighted various schemes and programmes dedicated to the farmers of Sikkim in details. He also articulated future scope of newly launched Model Villages in the state, futuristic benefits for farmers through Sikkim IFFCO Organic Limited, governmental intervention to address issues of wildlife interference along with the provision of compensation for producers, upcoming financial incentives for Milk Producers and progressive farmers, conservation of variety of Siri cow and other endangered species.
He also drew lights on the provision of subsidized loan for farmers and encouraged people to adopt agriculture as a lucrative profession.
He also congratulated Martam based community radio station Kanchenjunga 91.2 FM for the initiative and advised the station to disseminate social centric programme.