Shillong, May 24: The East Khasi Hills district administration has made arrangements to enable farmers to evacuate their produce and for meeting local requirements.
In a statement issued on Monday, the office of the deputy commissioner said arrangements have been made for only farmers, aggregators, wholesalers and retailers to trade at Anjalee parking lot and Sankhamti parking lot, Urkaliar from Tuesday to Friday for the former, and Tuesday to Friday for the latter.
For Anjalee parking lot, only farmers from Mawlai, Mawryngkneng, Mawkynrew and Mylliem Blocks will be permitted and for Urkaliar, farmers from areas who have received specific passes from the BDOs for the purpose.
Similarly only wholesalers or retailers, iTeams who have valid passes will be permitted to make purchase, for evacuation of produce outside the state or for dropping to locality stores.
According to the deputy commissioner, no middlemen or individual, household buyers will be permitted and they may purchase from their locality stores only. Such persons will not be permitted to enter the market areas, the DC said.