Mangan, 08 Apr:
Dzongu’s Farmers Producers Organisation, led by Zilla Panchayat member, Tshering Gyatso Lepcha, today collected fresh vegetables from the farmers of Dzongu subdivision to be supplied to the traders and shopkeepers at the North District Vegetable Shopping Complex in Mangan.
The Zilla Panchayat informs that the vegetable collection van provided by the State Government goes from door to door collecting fresh organic vegetables from the farmers.
“Payment of the collected vegetables is also done instantly,” said Mr Lepcha.
The residents congratulated the organization led by Mr Lepcha for coming up with the idea and supporting the farmers of the area.
North District Horticulture Department is also coordinating with farmers from different areas of the district for surplus production and supply of organic vegetables to local markets.
Also today, officials from Horticulture Department visited Mangan Lall Bazar to inspect vegetable stock and supply of organic produce.
Vegetable vendors submitted a demand list of daily requirement of vegetables to the visiting officials.
The Farmers Producers Organization, Dzongu, had supplied peas, squash, pumpkin, papaya, bananas and other items to the bazaar.