August 28 2021 by Admin
The Government of Meghalaya is committed towards the growth of the farmers in Meghalaya and has supported the farmers and Producer Groups (PGs) under FOCUS Program. In a recent visit to Williamnagar in Garo Hills, HCM Conrad K Sangma interacted with the farmers and PGs of Bakhpara, Resubelpara block and provided financial support of Rs 27.35 lac to 35PGs. Additionally, a total of Rs 10.50 lakhs was given to 20 PGs in Asimgere and Dalu Block of West Garo Hills. These PGs are into the production of Vegetables, Spices, Ginger and Pig rearing and are planning to increase their production for better livelihood.
With the support, the group will be able to run its operation profitably and earn additional income for each member. Mr. Pritington Ch Marak, secretary of Rongsak Songma Producer Group expressed deep gratitude to HCM Shri. Conrad K Sangma and Government of Meghalaya for this financial assistance and hope that the Government will continue to support them in future as well.