The first integrated pack house of Tripura and the second in the region after Guwahati was inaugurated on Tuesday at Horticulture Research Complex in Nagicherra, CM Sri Dr Manik Saha MoS Agriculture & Farmers'Welfare Sri Kailash Chodhury Ji & Agriculture Minister Tripura Pranajit Sinha Roy other dignitaries.
Constructed at a cost of ₹2.73 crores under union government’s RKVY scheme, the modern integrated pack house equipped with latest world class packaging facilities aim toward benefiting the farmers of the state especially to facilitate export of horticulture crops.
Right from cleaning, drying, grading everything is done with the help of modern machines here in order to reduce human labour and in addition, there are also facilities of latest packaging at the centre which farmers, aggregators or FPOs can use at a subsidised rate as the main aim of the integrated pack house is to help the farmers by exporting their harvest outside the state or in other countries and thus fetching them a better price.
It is expected that this integrated pack house will ensure the marketing and export of various horticultural crops including pineapples, jackfruits, wood apples etc. of the state and which by default are organic in nature and thus help in increasing and moving towards achieving the target of doubling the farmers income by this year.
On the occasion, a consignment of pineapple packed here was also flagged off by the ministers who also inspected the center and addressed the gathering large number of them farmers. Attended the inauguration of Pack House Horticulture Research Complex at Nagicherra along with CM Sri Dr ManikSaha MoS Agriculture & Farmers'Welfare Sri Kailash Choudhary , Pranajit Singh roy & other dignitaries.
Flagging off Organic Pineapples from Tripura to Delhi with help of Sheel biotech, ICCOA and the department of Agriculture Tripura.
This is the 2nd consignment by Sheel Bio-Tech Ltd, last consignment of regular marketing started on 25/06/22 to Organicut Fresh Pvt Ltd, New Delhi via Parmeshwari Foods PVT Ltd. Flag off by Pranjit Singha Roy, minister of agriculture and Farmers welfare with the director of agriculture.
Moreover, this is the First time in Tripura that Sheel Bio-Tech Ltd developing a permanent marketing system for Tripura's Farmers.