Shillong, July 21, 2021(MMP) Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma, accompanied by North Tura MLA, Thomas A Sangma, West Garo Hills Deputy Commissioner, Ram Singh and Rongram BDO, Shelley Ch Momin, interacted with different cooperative societies and producers’ groups like ginger, cashewnut, tea, coffee and jackfruit, etc. in a program organised by the Bakdil NGO for reviewing the progress of Prime Hub at Jongdikgre village.
Interacting with the members of different producers’ groups, the Chief Minister informed that Rs. 5000/- each for every member of the group is being given as seed money and also, highlighting the success of ginger processing unit at Prime Hub under Songsak C&RD Block, said that the Govt. of Meghalaya is undertaking initiatives for uplifting of the farmers and the producers as well. He also assured to provide necessary help to the producers through the Bakdil NGO.
He also assured to look into the demand of the producers and the cooperative societies for establishing of several facilities such as banks and also to improve connectivity.During the program, the Chief Minister also handed over the cheques to the producer groups and the cooperative societies.The Bakdil Director, Fr. Sunny Malvelil, highlighted the initiatives of his NGO and informed that 11 multi-purpose cooperative societies have been formed in Garo Hills with the headquarters at Babadam.