The mindset of farmers should be changed and multiple cropping is essential to increase productivity as recurrence of floods almost every year has made production of crops uncertain said MLA Sipajhar LAC Binanda Kumar Saikia. He was addressing the inaugural function of the cultivation process of mustard, lentils and maize on 444 bighas of wasteland in Duaripara recently.

For economic sustenance and to encourage goat farming in a scientific manner in rural areas, the first two

Rihan Daimary, Minister, Public Health and Engineering Deptt, Govt of Assam on Monday inaugurated two drinking water supply schemes covering nearly 6,000 habitants in Darrang district at an estimated total cost of more than Rs 1 crore under Auxiliary Rural Programme (ARP).

Riot-hit farmers keep away from fields; vegetable prices soar Rabindra Singha is staring at a bleak future. His 1.6 hectares (ha) in Rowta Bagan village are lying uncultivated. He lost his yield last year in riots that broke out in Udalguri district of lower Assam in October.

Alarmed over rise in the poaching of highly endangered one-horned rhinos in the Orang National Park in lower Assam, the government has decided to set up five anti-poaching camps to protect the animals.

DALGAON : The Government has formulated some anti-poaching measures for Orang National park in Darrang by forming a coordination committee with the deputy commissioners and superintendent of police of two surrounding districts, ie. Sonitpur and Morigaon along with Darrang district administration, including a few infrastructural developments in the interest of security of wildlife in the park.

In a major boost to economic development of the rural areas of Darrang district, the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India has sanctioned an amout of Rs 12.83 crore for implementation of NREGA for the financial year 2009-10.