Raipur : Farmer Laxmi Sahay gifts Chief Minister basket full of delicious’Litchi’

State Government Horticulture Department had been encouraging the local farmers for the past several years to cultivate 'Litchis' as the conditions are conducive.

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today visited the Horticulture and Forestry Department exhibition at Kansabel district Jashpur as a part of ‘Vikaas Yatra’.

Mr. Laxmi Sahay a farmer from village Sujibahar gifted Chief Minister a basket of ‘Shahi Litchi’. It may be mentioned here that the atmosphere and the soil condition is very favourable for the cultivation of ‘Shahi Litchi’.

The State Government Horticulture Department had been encouraging the local farmers for the past several years to cultivate ‘Litchis’ as the conditions are conducive. The district had become famous far and wide for the delicious ‘Litchis’.

Dr. Raman Singh spoke to farmers and senior officers regarding the expansion of cultivation of ‘Litchis’.

He appealed to the farmers to take advantage of the various schemes of the Horticulture Department.

Union Minister of State for Steel Mr. Vishnudev Sahay and State Home Minister Mr. Ramsevak Paikra and senior officers were also present.

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