Tractor mela organized by Agriculture Department at Biswanath Chariali

GUWAHATI- Around 148 farmers’ groups participated in a two-day-long tractor mela, organised by the Agriculture Department, which concluded at Biswanath Chariali on Monday.Local MLA from Biswanath constituency Promod Borthakur inaugurated the event on October 29 at Kamalakanta Khetra in the town.

Various models of tractors were demonstrated and displayed for farmer beneficiaries during the mela and special sessions were also held to apprise the stakeholders about the Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana (CMSGUY).

In his inaugural address, Borthakur highlighted the importance of CMSGUY and appealed to the farmers to take advantage of this mega mission.

Mowsam Hazarika, Assistant Director of Agriculture, spoke about the need of mechanisation in agricultural sector as part of the Government’s efforts towards doubling the farmers’ income.

Altogether, 10 tractor manufacturers from across the country displayed 29 different models in the mela, which was attended by 148 farmers’ groups from Biswanath and Behali constituencies.