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AR flags off national integration tour for farmers

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By EMN Updated: Nov 05, 2017 10:17 pm

Dimapur, Nov. 05 (EMN): The Commandant of 44 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N)) flagged off a national integration tour for farmers from Mokokchung to Himachal Pradesh on Nov. 2.
The aim of the tour is to integrate the distinct cultural and social ethos of the nation and to familiarise farmers from remote areas of Northeast to agricultural advancements in Himachal Pradesh which has similar terrain and climatic conditions.
A total of 22 farmers two each from all the 11 districts of Nagaland, covering the entire ethnicity of the state have been given the opportunity to visit hill state of Himachal Pradesh, understand modern nuances and technology of hill farming and educate own people on return.
The commandant in a release informed that the tour is being organised from Nov. 2 to 13, includes visit to various renowned agricultural and horticultural universities and research facilities in Solan and Shimla and sight-seeing. The tour also entails an interaction with the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Army Training Command, Shimla on Nov. 9.
The flagging-off of the tour from Mokokchung included an interaction with the farmers, Ungma village council, heads of AO Senden, AO Student’s Council and civil administration dignitaries to include Deputy Commissioner, Mokokchung and ADC.
During the interaction, the commandant elaborated upon the various aspects of the tour and motivated the farmers to continue the chain of knowledge, for better agricultural benefits and greater welfare of all farmers of Nagaland once they return back from the tour.
Major Gulshan Kumar, along with his administration staff has been entrusted with the responsibility for smooth conduct of the tour, the release informed.

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By EMN Updated: Nov 05, 2017 10:17:38 pm
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