A review meeting under the chairmanship of the Secretary of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare – Manoj Ahuja will held a meeting at Central Institute of Horticulture (CIH) in Nagaland on Saturday.
According to PIB report, the Union Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare in collaboration with Department of Horticulture & Agriculture Government of Nagaland will jointly review and discuss on schemes being implemented in northeastern region.
These schemes include – National Mission on Edible oil – Oil Palm, National Mission of Edible Oilseeds, Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region (MOVCD-NER), Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), Formation and Promotion of Farmer Producers Organization (FPOs), National Bamboo Mission and National Beekeeping and Honey Mission (NBHM).
During the review meeting, several issues will be deliberated for better implementation of the centrally-sponsored schemes and to harness the potential of horticultural crops, Oil palm expansion, Promotion of the Organic Farming and opportunities for establishment of Startups, Formation of the FPOs Marketing and Export opportunities in the North Eastern Region.
The programme will be attended by the Additional Secretary, Agriculture Commissioner, Horticulture Commissioner, Joint Secretaries and officials concerned from the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
Senior officers along with stakeholders will hold interactions to develop strategies and address the issues related to Agricultural and Horticulture development in the northeastern region.