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Meghalaya govt plans to set up farmers' commission

Press Trust of India  |  Shillong 

Conrad K has said the government is planning to set up a farmers' commission to solve the problems of the community.

The farmers face problems regarding infrastructure, logistics and market linkages, the said on Monday while addressing the first

The is a platform for the peasants to meet government officials and policy makers.

"The government has envisioned creation of a farmers' commission to address the concerns of the farming community and tackle the problems being faced by them," said.

The has initiated various programmes to enable direct access to market and value addition to agriculture and horticulture products, he said.

He also told the farmers that the government intends to upgrade the potential of the farming community through different innovative and marketing programmes.

The also said a and a business meet will be held in next year to provide the farmers a platform for business and

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 00:10 IST