Mongar Farmers Vegetable Delivery During the Lockdown

January 12th, 2021

Drametse gewog delivered more than 1.553 metric tons of assorted vegetables including potato, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, chilli, radish, mustard green, tamarillo, coriander and garlic leaves to Samdrup Jongkhar and 3 metric tons of mandarin to Nganglam in Pemagatshel dzongkhag yesterday.

Phosorong vegetable group supplied 0.332 metric tons of mixed vegetables including potato, carrot, broccoli, cabbage, radish, mustard green and coriander to Mongar Higher Secondary School as per School and Hospital feeding program (SHFP). Meanwhile, Kidhyekhar farmers group supplied 0.241 metric tons of mixed vegetables including cabbage, mustard green, cauliflower, slippery gourd, radish, carrot, pea, broccoli and potato to Kidhyekhar Central school.

Tsakaling and Chali gewog delivered 2.025 metric tons of vegetables including chili, ginger, carrot, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, radish, garlic shoot, potato, coriander and mustard green to the Nganglam, Pemagatshel Dzongkhag and Local market.

Vegetable intensification programme in the east is being funded by CARLEP-IFAD.

Updates from- EA Drametse, Mongar, Tsakaling and Chali

Reported by Chhimi Lhamo, GKMO, CARLEP
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