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Arunachal Pradesh government has decided to provide zero interest crop loan to farmers of the state giving them easy access to formal credit through banking channels. A notification from the state finance department said the government has decided...
Mushroom
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Suman Bhattacharjee, who is a bank manager by profession, all of a sudden thought of getting self-employed by producing mushrooms. He initially took up training at the state government mushroom centre but was not satisfied, he then watched...
foodpreneur
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At 23, what do most of us want in life? A high-paying job and an enjoyable life, and maybe a bit of travel? But Hironmoy Gogoi of Assam’s Sivasagar town, 380km from Guwahati, wants much more than that. Gogoi wants to create at least 3,000 jobs...
disaster
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A high-level committee chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday approved a total of nearly Rs 5,021-crore assistance to 10 states affected by natural disasters. Andhra Pradesh will get Rs 584.21 crore, Assam Rs 269.40 crore, Bihar...
opium planting
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Facing a drug abuse and cultivation problem that had reached epidemic levels in border districts, the Arunachal Pradesh government has initiated a pilot project on growing high-value medicinal plants to provide alternative livelihood to farmers....
black rice
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The northeastern states like Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Sikkim are a veritable goldmine of organic foodgrains, herbs, spices and fruits. Despite the uniqueness and amazing health benefits, these foodgrains and herbs...
Strawberry
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It’s harvest time and the blushing fields of strawberry in the remote pockets of Karbi Anglong are beehives of activity. Marginalized farmers are busy gathering their harvest but lack of support to sell the strawberries beyond the local market...
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Varieties developed in KAU garden have many takers there   The hybrid varieties of cocoa developed by the Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) have many takers in Assam.   An exposure visit of 50-odd farmers to the Cocoa Research...
Khasi Mandarin
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Meghalaya is one small state located in North eastern part of India that is loved by tourists for various reasons. The amazing caves, waterfalls and rivers of Meghalaya entice visitors and cuisine of the state is absolutely enthralling. However,...
organic farming
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Decades after farmers on India’s plains flocked to the Green Revolution, reliant on chemical fertilisers to drive agricultural growth, the northeast Himalayan state of Sikkim is trying its luck with organic farming – a pull for young,...
power surplus
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Two decades after it got Union cabinet approval, a 60 MW project in Mizoram will see the light of day in June making the hilly state the third power-surplus state in northeast India after Sikkim and Tripura. Farmers’ agitations and...
Sarbananda Sonowal
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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today discussed several issues related to various aspects of Public Distribution System of the state with Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan at New...

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