The meeting of Public Accounts Committee ( PAC) of Assam Legislative Assembly took place under the Chairmanship of Rajdeep Guala, MLA with the Department of Agriculture, Dima Hasao on Wednesday at the Circuit House in Haflong . The other visiting members of PAC are : Ramendra Narayan Kalita, Hafiz Bashir Ahmad,Topon Kumar Gogoi and Utpol Dutta.
The meeting started with the introduction of department officers with the PAC team members followed by oath taking of the officers of the department.
It was suggested that the department should give more emphasis on mechanization. Therefore, the district office of agriculture department should make laison with the Directorate of Agriculture, Assam regarding increasing the numbers of power tiller allotment as only 43 nos of power tiller has been allotted under BGREI 2016-17.
Further, it was also suggested that the Agriculture Department should take up more convergence programmes with the other line departments.