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Mizoram conferred with ‘Best Performing State in Agriculture’

First Published: 15th September, 2022 11:53 IST

Lalrinsanga asserted that Mizoram plays a crucial role of a cultural Ambassador as it shares two international borders.

In a proud moment, Mizoram has been conferred with the ‘Best Performing State in Agriculture’ award among the northeastern states during an event organized by the Outlook Agri Tech Summit and Swaraj Awards at AP Shinde Symposium Hall, ICAR, New Delhi.

The award has been presented by the Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar which was received by Mizoram Agriculture Minister C. Lalrinsanga.

After receiving the award, Lalrinsanga asserted that Mizoram plays a crucial role of a cultural Ambassador as it shares two international borders.

He also expressed his wish that the central ministry would create more schemes as the Northeastern States have a huge potential in Organic and Natural farming.

The Minister also highlighted the potential of Northeastern States in filling the shortfall in pulses production of the country.

Furthermore, C Lalrinsanga dedicated the award to the farmers of Mizoram, stating that it is through their hard work and perseverance as well as the coordinated efforts of the Agriculture department that the State of Mizoram is recognized in this field.

It is worth noting here that Mizoram bagged the first position in Agriculture and Allied Sector in Hill States Category in the 2021 Good Governance Index.

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