Meghalaya eyes Rs 100 cr allocation

Raju Das SHILLONG, July 12

Eyeing a fair chunk from the Rs 100 crore earmarked for organic farming in the Union Budget for the North East, Meghalaya has said that its programmes on organic farming is unlike any other government schemes being run in the NE.

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said that Meghalaya has been encouraging organic farming for many years and its “mission mode programme on organic farming is different and exclusive” from any other programme being run by different States in the NE.