Arunachal: Governor visits State Horticulture Farm, Trout Hatching Farm at Shergaon
Interacting with the farmers, horticulturists and officials, the Governor complimented the management of the farm for their good work.
The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) visited the State Horticulture Farm, Shergaon and Trout Hatching Farm, Shergaon on 16th October 2019. Shergaon Horticulture farm is an elite institution for cultivation of temperate fruit crops of the State. Apple is the main fruit crop grown at the farm. More than 40 varieties of apple are grown. Besides apple, minor fruit crops such as Plum, Pears, Chestnut, Cherry, Walnut, Persimmon are also grown in the Farm. At Shergaon, the Governor also visited the Trout Hatching Farm, which was established in 1979. It produces Trout Ova, which is regarded as the best table fish of the coldwater in the country.
Interacting with the farmers, horticulturists and officials, the Governor complimented the management of the farm for their good work. He emphasised that the latest scientific methods and techniques must be imparted to the villages, particularly the youth to encourage them towards entrepreneurship in the field of horticulture and fruit production.
The Governor said that every citizen, be he a farmer in remote village, or youth in the rural area or an official in town, has a role to play in the progress and development of the State. Each one of them must ensure that every developmental programme and project are implemented with transparency, accountability, honesty, audit and review and wherever required mid course correction. He called for concerted effort from all in making Arunachal Pradesh the most progressive State amongst the 28 States of India.
The Governor reiterated that Goan Burahs, elders in the society, parents and guardians must ensure that every child above the age of 6 years goes to school. He said that literate society is prerequisite for a developed society.
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