Sarbanada Sonowal, CM of Assam has laid down the foundation stone of the Indo-Israel Centre of Excellence for Vegetables Protected Cultivation today. The project is being set up in Assam’s Khetri. The Ambassador of Israel to India, Ron Malka was also present during the foundation stone laying down ceremony.
The Centre will be built at an estimated cost of Rs. 10.33 crores in an area of around 8 hectares. It will have many facilities including an automated irrigation system, high-tech greenhouse, and insect-proof net house.
The project will be beneficial for the farmers of Assam. It will provide technological exposure to the farmers and will help them in maximizing their production and income. The Centre will also help in increasing the horticulture and agricultural production of the state.
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