Arunachal Pradesh, Jan 18: Dr Gopa Kumaran Nair, General Manager of National Bank for Agriculture & rural development (NABARD) inaugurated two rural Haat in Bordumsa & Kharsang of Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

This rural Haat organised in Arunachal Pradesh is a joint venture of the NABARD and the NERCORMP North East Regional Computing Program. This Haat is aimed at providing a marketing platform to farmers from interior backward villages to sell their Agri – Horti, handloom, handicrafts, and livestock products and produces. 20 lakhs has been spent on this project.

Till now the vendors have to sell their goods and produces along the roadside, without any permanent shed or structure. The rural Haat will mitigate the marketing hardships faced by the local farmers, vegetable growers, and women SHGs.

Local village women applauded the initiative of NABARD for providing such initiatives to help the women farmers and encouraging them towards self-sustainability and empowered to sell their products in this Haat shed markets.

Marnos, secretary of Arunachal orphan care society stated in media that NABARD has always been in support of rural development providing livelihood schemes and projects for dedicated farmers and budding entrepreneurs. He urged the people to use the facility to increase their production and earning in days to come.