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Smt Renuka Singh, Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs visits Katakipara Van Dhan Vikas Kendra Cluster, Kamrup

Smt. Renuka Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Government of India visited Katakipara Van Dhan Vikas Kendra Cluster, Kamrup district on 02 April, 2022. Prime Minister Van Dhan Yojana (PMVDY) is the flagship program under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India. The Hon'ble Minister was accompanied by Shri AD Mishra, Regional Manager, TRIFED, and welcomed by Shri Bhabani Prasad Sharma, Director WPTBC, Shri Aswin Nampui, MD APTDC, Dr. Lalit Sarma, Director IIE, Shri Prasanta Goswami, Course Director PMVDY IIE and Dr. Bhaskar J Saud, PMVDY Project Head at the centre.

This was the first visit of Smt. Renuka Singh Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs to the PMVDY Kendra Assam. Smt Renuka Singh visited the stalls where different TRISSAM products were displayed at the Kendra. The Hon'ble Minister inaugurated 3 new TRISSAM products- Orthodox Tea, Black Rice Chira, Black Rice Bhujiya. Smt Renuka Singh, Hon'ble MOS spoke about this great initiativetaken by our Hon’ble Prime Minister and how it has impacted positively through livelihood to many tribals in India. The Hon'ble Minister also interacted with the beneficiaries about the progress on the kendra and profits they have earned. Regional Manager, TRIFED Mr. AD Mishra briefed about the progress made by the PMVDY Assam. Hon’ble MOS was felicitated with traditional Gamosa and TRISSAM Products.