Samsing/Jorethang, Jan 11 (IPR)
Ten Milching Cows were distributed to ten families from Samsing Pipaley and Gelling Baiguney Gram Panchayat Units under Salghari Zoom constituency, this evening.
Minister-cum-Area MLA Arjun Kumar Ghatani handed over milching cow with a calf, a milk carrying can, 1 KG mineral mixture vitamin and two bags of cattle feed to each five beneficiaries from both the GPUs.
Addressing the gathering Minister urged beneficiaries to provide proper care to the milching cows and calf to earn livelihood.
He also drew lights on the concern of the Chief Minister to provide all necessities and basic requirements of the people to uplift their economic status and further enlightened them to be thankful to the true vision and great leadership of the Chief Minister Mr. Pawan Chamling . He urged officials of Animal Husbandry to chalk out a plan for goat farming programme considering favourable climate and topography of the GPU and its peripheries.
Dr. N M Cintury Joint Director Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services Deptt (W) briefed on technical aspect to provide proper care of milching cows and also informed that the department will cover insurance of those distributed cows for next one year.
The beneficiaries were Ram Lal Sharma, Jit Kumar Rai, Mohan Singh Rai, Pratiman Chettri, Phurba Tamang, Priya Rai, Dhan Pd. Sarki, Janda Bir Sharma, Dhan Kr Tamang and Indra Kri Rai.
Earlier, Health Minister Arjun Kumar Ghatani distributed 200 sets of eyeglasses free of cost to the patients in a special programme organised at MG Road, Jorethang, in the afternoon. Ghatani interacted with the patients who were provided free eye check up on 26th December 2018 at the same venue by Drishyam Eye Care and Surgical Centre.