Mangan, 30 July:

A weekly ‘Organic Haat’ got underway from today onwards here at the Mangan Lall Bazaar as part of the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, with assistance from Ringhim-Nampatam ward panchayat, zilla members, organic farmers club and District Horticulture Department. As part of this initiative, organic produce from all over the district will be available for sale at the haat every Sunday.

The ‘haat’ has been started under the Sikkim Organic Mission by the farmers of SAGY initiative of the State Government.

The district administration has requested other GPUs to participate in the haat. The administration has assured to provide farmers with adequate space to sell their produce at the bazaar.