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KVIC claims world record in distributing bee boxes

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

and Village Industries Commission today claimed that it has created a world record of distributing maximum number of bee-boxes in a single day in area, and

"Two thousand three hundred thirty (2,330) bee-boxes were distributed among 233 beneficiaries in the area," an official statement by the said.

The KVIC comes under the administrative control of the

On this occasion, and said the KVIC's programmes could generate jobs in the valley.

KVIC Vinai Kumar Saxena, said it is the nodal agency of Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) under which loans will be provided for setting up units of processing, bottling, packaging and labelling units for honey.

The programme in Kupwara was held in association with the under its Sadbhawna programme in order to establish peace and harmony in the valley.

"helped in providing training and also provided 10 per for setting up of the apiaries, thereby providing the beneficiaries a platform for earning livelihood," the statement said.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 21:25 IST