A team from MoAF led by Hon’ble Agriculture Secretary visited Chuwdawong commercial vegetable farm in Trashigang. A group of 27 HHs from Pakling Chewog under Radhi gewog reverted 35 acres of dry land left fallow for several years. The group is supported with land development, pump irrigation system, greenhouses, electric fence, and seeds through ECP and CARLEP project. The group is focusing on commercial production of onions, chilies and tomatoes.
Over a period of less than a year, the group has generated Nu. 250,000 from the farm. The team is in the east monitoring ECP program and activities. Besides field visits Hon’ble Secretary met with LG leaders and RNR staff and briefed them on ministry’s priority program and activities to be implemented in next two years.
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