On Monday, Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha inaugurated a national conference cum buyers and sellers meeting organized by the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare at Prajna Bhavan in the capital. During the event, the Chief Minister announced that the Tripura government would be showcasing the delicious organic Queen Pineapple along with various other fruits and agricultural products in Varanasi on July 21.
Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha highlighted the abundant resources in Tripura, including rubber, bamboo, natural gas, and a variety of agriculture and horticulture crops. He expressed pride in Tripura’s agricultural products, such as pineapple, which are gaining recognition and being exported abroad. Additionally, the Chief Minister noted that the price of fragrant lemon has been on the rise, further indicating the growth and potential of Tripura’s agricultural sector.
During the opening ceremony of the National Conference, Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha emphasized the crucial role of agriculture in Tripura’s economy, stating that the state’s economic foundation is primarily based on its agricultural system. He also emphasized the significant contribution of agriculture to the overall development of the country’s economy. Tripura is blessed with abundant natural resources, including rubber, tea, agar, bamboo, and gas, which present substantial potential for industrial development and growth.
The Chief Minister proudly mentioned that Tripura is making rapid progress in rubber production and currently ranks as the second largest rubber-producing state in the country, following Kerala. This achievement showcases the state’s dedication and potential in the agricultural sector.
By showcasing the organic Queen Pineapple and other agricultural products in Varanasi, the Tripura government aims to promote and expand the market for these high-quality produce. This initiative not only highlights the state’s rich agricultural diversity but also provides an opportunity for Tripura to establish itself as a key player in the national and international agricultural market.
The participation of Tripura in such events not only facilitates the growth and recognition of its agricultural sector but also strengthens its economy and contributes to the overall development of the state. The government’s focus on showcasing organic produce and highlighting the state’s resources demonstrates its commitment to sustainable and environmentally friendly agricultural practices.
The upcoming exhibition in Varanasi is expected to attract buyers and stakeholders from various parts of the country, creating new avenues for trade and collaboration. It will serve as a platform to showcase Tripura’s agricultural potential, foster partnerships, and further drive the state’s agricultural growth and economic prosperity.