Cherry Blossom FPO holds first General Body Meeting

Gangtok, 21 Feb (PIB):

First general body meeting of Cherry Blossom Farmers’ Producers Organization Cooperative Ltd, formed by ICAR-NRC for Orchids, Pakyong under national Cooperative Corporation, New Delhi was convened in Panchayat Bhawan of Pakyong-Yakten GPU today.

The meeting was held in the presence of Joint Registrar, Cooperatives, Pakyong Sub-Division, Agriculture Development Officer, Horticulture Development Officer and Co-Nodal Officer (CCBO)–ICAR-NRCO. The certificate of registration of the FPO was handed over to the Chief Promoter, Birman Subba by the Joint Registrar.

In the GBM, Management Committee including Biram Subba as president, Nimi Churki Sherpa as vice-president and Board of Directors were selected from unanimous support of the members of the society. This was followed by elaboration on the functions and role of management committee of the organization and procedures to be followed in maintenance of records and registers by ARCS, Pakyong-Yakten GPU.

The gathering was addressed by the Agriculture Development Officer, Horticulture Development Officer and Panchayat President on the various schemes supporting the farmers under state and central government, proper utilization of the provision of FPO to manage the resources and to explore marketing opportunities for viable functioning of the FPO.

The agenda on the speed up of membership drive and opening of Bank account for the society were also discussed and voted as resolution. Co-Nodal Officer (CBBO), Kalaivanan NS, ICAR-NRCO along with PA (CBBO), SesirGhimery coordinated the meeting