Panels to oversee development of Agri & allied sectors

IMPHAL, 2nd Sep : In view of the economic difficulties faced by the state owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the state government, during a marathon meeting held on Wednesday chaired by CM N Biren Singh, has formed four sub-committees to uplift the state's economy. Informing through his Facebook Page, CM N Biren said that a serious and composite plan to develop Agriculture and allied sectors in the State is needed on mission mode towards a self-sustainable economy and to lift the state's economy that has declined during the nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, a marathon meeting on formulation of a Composite Plan for development of Agriculture, Horticulture sectors and other allied sectors was held at his office on Wednesday. The meeting was attended by the chief secretary, principal secretaries, VC CAU, director CSIR, Professors from MU and HODs and other concerned officials of the state government. During the meeting, four sub-committees were formed including a sub-committee to study palm tree plantation in Manipur.

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