Plant health clinic opened @ Senapati [The Sangai Express]

IMPHAL, Oct 20: A plant health clinic for Senapati district was opened at District Agriculture Office today.

Deputy Commissioner PK Jha, Additional Director of Agriculture  Department, Dr O Nobo Singh and Senapati ADC SL Punia were the chief guest, president and guest of honour of the inauguration ceremony.

Speaking at the occasion, PK Jha mentioned about the need of setting up of a seed bank in the district.

He added that a joint meeting of all the departments and line departments would be convened to deliberate on bringing more development to the district.

He also directed the staff of the plant health clinic to be present at the office regularly to help the farmers.

Dr O Nobo while speaking at the function said that plant health clinics have already been set up in few other districts as well after it was launched for the first time at Sanjenthong.

For the farmers of interior areas, he added, a mobile plant health clinic would be launched this winter.

District Agriculture Officer M Gojendro said that the clinic would impart awareness on various plant diseases.

Source: The Sangai Express

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