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Organic tea production can boost economy

 Organic tea cultivation is yet another option that can boost the entire industry. It can change the face of the state’s economy within a short spell of time. This was more of less of what the experts said at a workshop in Namrup on Saturday. 

Poribekh Suraksha Santha organised the workshop on organic tea and farming in collaboration with Assam Yuba Parishad Naharkatia Subdivision and Komar Gaon Yuba Sangha  in Komar Gaon Open Public  Stage . 

The workshop was inaugurated by Mitali Boruah Gogoi, Secretary of Namrup Poribekh Suraksha Santha under the chairmanship of Tileswar Borah  Secretary of BVFCL Fertilizer Union Namrup. 

The workshop is  presided by two resource persons Dr . Aradhana Boruah Geologist and Arun Sarmah  Micro - organist researcher from Assam Agriculture Research centre Under Dibrugarh University. 

Dr. Aradhana Boruah, Geologist from Assam Agriculture Research centre Under Dibrugarh University said , " North East basically Assam is known for Farming as it is culture of every Assamese people in Assam and also said that what is farming , use and types of farming, Use of organic Urea , and also said that Narendra Modi has declared as Northeast as zone of  Organic Hub and  also about Prime Minister Scheme on Soil Health Card ". 

Arup Sarmah, Micro Organist from Assam Agriculture Research centre Under Dibrugarh University said, " The maximum use of Pesticides is now becoming dangerous in our day to day life . Due to which it is effecting to Fertility of people's in day to day life ".    

Dalim Borah, Organic Tea producer was felicitated in the workshop where the  workshop Amrit Sagar Saikia, Pangeri Organic Tea Farmer ,  Jiten Gogoi  Social worker, Anima Gogoi  President of Namrup  Poribekh Suraksha Santha ( Namrup Environment Safety Union) along with more than one hundreds people attended.

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