Guwahati, April 12: The Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project (APART), which is a project of the Agriculture Department of the Government of Assam and financed by the World Bank, has been designed for five lakh beneficiaries of the state across the state of Assam with an initial financial layout of Rs 1,700 crore.
The money shall be spent of building agri-markets, rural haats and warehouses among others in various locations of the state.
The project envisages a multi-crore agri market in the state, with opportunities for investment. Around 300 small and medium enterprises shall be facilitated under the project over a period of seven years.
The CM reviewed the APART with senior officials at the Janata Bhawan, Guwahati on Friday. During the meeting, he asked the officials to provide modern training to farmers of the state and also to ensure equal landing of all projects across Assam.