SKM Kisan Cell inspects preparations for Agri Fair in Rangpo

Summit Report

Gangtok, 20 Dec:

A team of Sikkim Krantikari Morcha Kisan Cell arrived at Rangpo Bazaar Sports Ground today to discuss preparations for the Agriculture and Animal Fair proposed to be held at Rangpo from 24 December onwards, a press release informs.

The delegation was led by SKM Kisan Morcha president Padam Sharma informs that such fairs are planned for all four districts with the objective to generate wider awareness among the people about agriculture and animal husbandry and encouraging them to adopt these livelihood options.

Such a fair has already been held for West Sikkim and at the Rangpo event, farmers from 12 constituencies are scheduled to receive benefits.

Apart from display and sale of livestock, the fair will also be attended by representatives from banks and insurance companies to attend to farmers.