|Marketing complex foundation today|
GUWAHATI, Sept 3 - Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region Dr Jitendra Singh will lay the foundation stone of North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited (NERAMAC)’s marketing complex here tomorrow. Ram Muivah, Secretary, North Eastern Council (NEC), will also be present.
The building will be constructed in two phases. In the first phase, Block-I (office cum market complex) will be constructed up to 4th floor and the Block-II (guest house) will be constructed up to 1st floor at a total cost of Rs 13.15 crore. Construction of this marketing complex is funded by NEC under its scheme ‘Marketing support Agri-Horti produce in NE region’.
The building will be developed as a ‘green building’ and one of the state-of-the-art landmark buildings in the region. It will have an agri-horti retails hub where farmers and entrepreneurs of the region will get a common platform to showcase and sell their products.
It will also accommodate agri-horti-related government departments under a single roof for better coordination and to provide a single window facilitation centre to the farmers’ groups and entrepreneurs to avail govt schemes.