Friday, June 29, 2012

Organic produce stall inaugurated at Pheedang Bridge

MANGAN, 28 June: In order to help farmers increase their earnings, the Lum/Gor/Sangtok GPU of Lower Dzongu has established an organic stall near Pheedang Bridge in North Sikkim which will sell the vegetable produce of Lower Dzongu farmers.
Constructed with bamboo, the stall was inaugurated yesterday by ward panchayat Dawa Dorjee Lepcha who was present as the chief guest for the function. He was accompanied by panchayat secretary Tshering Gyatso Lepcha, headmasters of different schools like Pheedang Primary School, Sangtok Primary School and Tarent Primary School.
The stall will be run by Phugureep Self Help Group of Lower Dzongu where organic vegetables will be available along with traditional Lepcha equipments made of bamboo. On the day, the chief guest urged all the farmers to undertake the organic mission sincerely as agriculture is the main source of income for the people of Dzongu.

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