On February 7, 2021 Manipur Chief Minister(CM) Nongthombam(N.) Biren Singh launched a new range of packaged organic products and LoumiConnect App under Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA) & Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region (MOVCDNER).
These were launched in a function organized jointly by Directorate of Horticulture and Soil Conservation and Eastern Border Areas Development Authority (EBADA) at Chief Minister’s Secretariat Imphal, Manipur.
The App helps to connect farmers with Horticulture and Agriculture experts.
It also empowers the farmers of the state to produce organic products.
Packaged Organic Items
The new range of package organic items include Spice Box, Chakhao Ladoo Box, Dry Kiwi, Black Rice Flour, Black Rice Flakes, Sachets of organic turmeric, ginger and King Chilli powder.
Other Launches and Releases
7 utility vehicles and nursery items
In addition to these, N. Biren Singh launched 7 utility vehicles and nursery items to 7 farmers’ societies or Farmers Producer Companies (FPCs) under the NEC programme implemented by EBADA.
7 FPCs– Integrated Farmers Society, Kamjong District; Chowainamei Farmers Association, Senapati District; Natural Agro-Tech Research and Processing Service; Churachandpur District; Ngathingkhul Hungyo Farming Society, Kamjong District; Nambashi Kachumram Organic Farming Society, Kamjong District; Millenium Organic Farming Society, Kamjong District; Senapati Producers Organization of Kiwi Fruits Co-operative Society, Senapati District.
Booklets on organic farming & MOVCDNER
He also released an Illustrative guide booklets on organic farming and MOVCDNER.
Recent Related News:
On January 8, 2021, Awangbow Newbai, Minister for Forest, Environment & Climate Change, Manipur launched a website for Community-based Sustainable Forest Management for Water Resource Conservation in Manipur (COSFOM) – www.cosfom.mn.gov.in at the Forest Headquarters, Sanjenthong, Manipur.
Governor– Dr. Najma Heptulla
Wildlife Sanctuary– Yangoupokpi-Lokchao Wildlife Sanctuary, Khongjaingamba Ching Wildlife Sanctuary