EKH farmers get strawberry saplings under state mission

Shillong, Dec 8: Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare M. Ampareen Lyngdoh distributed strawberry planting materials to farmers in Syntung- Nohron Cluster and visited strawberry plantations at Syntung, Mawkynrew C&RD, East Khasi Hills.

Farmers will be further supported with packaging material and market limited. The project value is approximately Rs 2 crore.


The farmers were assisted under the Mission for Integrated Development for Horticulture and Fruit Development Scheme. The farmers contributed in terms of labour, organic manure, and other inputs. The assistance is slated to be of great benefit to the farmers as strawberry is known to be a highly profitable crop.

This planting season, around 6 lakh saplings will be distributed by the department across strawberry clusters in Garo and Khasi Hills. The saplings will be distributed to around 500 farmers.



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