DC Kra Daadi inspects Yangte projects works

DC Kra Daadi inspects Yangte projects works

PALIN, Jul 3: In continuation of his regular field visits to monitor the projects being executed and at the same time to take stock of the difficulties faced at the grassroots level, Kra Daadi DC Pige Ligu on Tuesday visited Yangte circle along with officers from Agriculture Department. The DC also inspected the ongoing formation cutting work of Trans-Arunachal Highway at Meer.

Later, the team inspected the land terracing work under SADA 2017-18 executed by the Agriculture department at Niringha village under Yangte circle. 20 beneficiaries availed the scheme for cultivation of rice. The team also interacted with the farmers and also inspected the garden of Biri Mangju, a progressive farmer of the area, who has cultivated tea, large cardamom, maize, rice, orange, banana and local vegetables etc in his 5.2 hectares of land. DC also distributed water lifting devices to the beneficiaries under PMKSY.

The DC told the farmers that agri-horti sector is the most prosperous avenue in Arunachal Pradesh and it will benefit maximum number of people unlike contractual work. He advised the farmers to form cooperative society and to diversify their crops. Further, he told them to avail training and exposure trips to augment their knowledge.

The DC expressed his satisfaction on the land terracing work by the Agriculture department and urged them to provide irrigation facilities under PMKSY. He was accompanied by DDA Tana Teti, ADA Khyoda Teri, ADO (Hq) Tojo Basar and Circle Officers of Yangte and Chambang. (DIPRO)

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