New India Manthan: Sankalp Se Sidhi programme organized at the College of Fisheries, CAU (I)

24th August 2017, Lembucherra, Tripura

The : Sankalp Se Sidhi programme was organized by the College of Fisheries, Central Agricultural University (I), Lembucherra, Tripura in collaboration with ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Tripura Centre, Lembucherra, Tripura today.

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Shri Ratan Lal Nat, MLA, Mohanpur constituency and chief guest of the event   urged for co-operation from all the stakeholders including academic and research institutions to realize the pledge.

Shri Haricharan Sarkar, MLA, Bamutia constitutency, Special guest of the event called for greater cooperation and coordination between government functionaries and academia to fulfil the Sankalp.

Dr. Pramod Kumar Pandey, Dean, College of Fisheries, CAU, Lembucherra stressed about the importance of the comprehensive seven point strategy of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare that would bring the visionary idea into reality by the year 2022. He briefed about the important government schemes like Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana, National Food Security Mission and Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana, Gokul mission, etc. which have been launched to improve the overall income of the farmers.

On this occasion, an inclusive pledge for building a new India and doubling agriculture income by 2022 was taken by 140 farmers from different parts of Tripura, in addition to more than 100 students and research scholars, and about 40 faculties and scientists.

(Source: College of Fisheries, Central Agricultural University (I), Lembucherra, Tripura)