Assam | Majuli to become organic district

Guwahati, June 03: Addressing a talk show on All India Radio, Assam Agriculture Director MS Manivannan informed that Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has taken initiatives to make Majuli an organic district. An initial amount of five crore rupees has also been sanctioned for the same.

Photo courtesy: Sivapawan Konwar

The director also said that the state government has distributed over 13 lakh Soil Health Cards across Assam so far along with testing 2.84 lakh soil samples.

One lakh shallow tube wells will also be distributed in subsidised rate to farmers in a bid to double their income, he added.

 

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