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Tripura fast emerging as honey-producing state


Tripura fast emerging as honey-producing state

Tripura, Feb 14 (ANI): Tripura Khadi and village Industries Board established a honey processing unit in Agartala in 2015.The unit is now equipped with latest processing machineries to improve the quality of the product. Recently, the Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Giriraj Singh visited the honey processing unit and announced support to natural products.

The government is laying stress on training more farmers to start bee-keeping to increase the honey production. The centre has employed twelve persons including a chemist who works for quality control of the products.

The honey produced in Tripura has medicinal properties. Bees collect honey from various flowers beside teak, rubber, arjun and other trees.

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