Nagaland products steal agri-horti show in Assam
DIMAPUR, JANUARY 13
The Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA), Nagaland participated in the 1st ever Assam International Agri-Horti Show 2014 held at Khanapara Veterinary College, Guwahati with its main objective being to exhibit the diverse range of crops grown in various districts of Nagaland including indigenous crops and spices and its various value added products. According to a press release, the state stall received interesting and encouraging responses from one and all.
The four-day long event kick started from January 8 and concluded on 11. The products included cereals, pulses, horticultural crops, spices, bamboo products, honey and medicinal products.
Various national agriculture departments and research institutions, private entrepreneurs/NGOs and international agencies from China, Canada, Nepal, Bangladesh, Israel, Italy, South Africa, Bhutan and Indonesia participated in the event.
The four-day event covered exhibitions, seminars, workshops, samarohs, competition of potted plants, flower arrangement, agricultural crops, salad preparation, drawing competition, quiz and documentary film shows.
The event was attended by Dr Benjongliba Aier, Parliamentary Secretary of Agriculture, Dr Longrineken, MLA & Chairman, Nagaland Bamboo Development Agency and N Tekatushi Ao, Director of Agriculture & SNO, Nagaland and officials from ATMA.
In the meantime, the team has thanked the Nagaland Bio-Resource Mission, Nagaland Bamboo Development Agency, Nagaland Bee and Honey Mission, Naga Fragrance and Kuda Cold Storage for extending their support.