Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein inaugurated the renovated Agriculture Produce Market Committee wholesale market complex here today. Among others, MLA Tezu/Sunpura, Karikho Kri, DC Lohit, Prince Dhawan, SP Lohit, Dr D.W.Thongon, Assistant Commissioner Tezu, Sunny Kumar Singh all the HODs, public leaders, GBs and SHGs, were also present.
Expressing his happiness over the establishment of APMC Market in Tezu, Mein said that it is great initiatives for the people of the district. The farmers of the region will greatly benefit from the market complex spread over 1.53 hectares.
“State government is sensitive to the needs and concerns of the farmers”, said Mein and lauded the effort of District Administration Lohit, for taking proactive steps in setting up the said market.
Mein added that this market complex will facilitate the sale of agriculture produce of farmers.
Earlier, DCM was accorded warm reception amidst loud cheers of the huge gathering where he formally cut ceremonial ribbon and iaugurated the market complex. Later, DCM also distributed uniforms and certificates to the shopkeeper.
About the Market
The APMC Market Tezu, with its various innovative features is one of its kind in the state. The market complex, boast of permanent Police Beat, with 24×7 CCTV Camera facilities, deployment of security personnel 24×7 for the overall security coverage.
There are in total 92 stalls in the market complex. Out of which 30 stalls has been allocated to fish and meat sellers, 20 stalls to vegetables and other Agricultural produce sellers and rest of the stalls has been allocated to SHGs and Agriculture, Veterinary, Fishery and Horticulture FPOs.
Volleyball court for the recreational purpose of the youth of the district has also been setup inside the market complex. The market complex also has multi cultural stage with complete bamboo theme, wherein musical band can perform and entertained the people of the district.
The produce sold at APMC Market Tezu, is 100 percent organic and are duly verified and vetted by the concerned Agri. and Allied Dept for quality and hygiene check. The sellers have colour coded uniform with a set of jacket, gloves and cap.
The fish seller has blue colour uniform, meat seller red colour, Agriculture produce seller green colour and SHGs and FPO sellers yellow colour. The market complex also has confectionaries, tea and grocery stalls. Agriculture FPO Office, with its Executive Members has also been set up inside the complex.
The complex also has refrigerated storage room for storing of fish and meat produce. Sanitized godown is also available inside the Market complex. 24x 7 water and power supply is available inside the complex. Dustbins to segregate dry and wet waste has been provided by EE DUDA, which has been placed at all the strategic locations inside the complex keeping in theme with the “Swachta He Seva Campaign”.