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Annual meeting of Kanyaka held

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HT Correspondent
BISWANATH CHARIALI, Dec 12: The annual meeting of general council of Bharali Poriya Kanyaka Bahumukhi Pam was held at Kanyaka campus on Monday with chairman of the agri-farm cum Sootea MLA Padma Hazarika in the chair in presence of nearly 100 members.
Moti Kumar Newar, the general secretary of the agri-farm presented the income and expenditure accounts of the year. Following the accounts report, he said that nearly 5,000 youths and members of self-help groups as well have been trained in animal husbandry, fisheries, dairy production, beekeeping and other agricultural activities in Kanyaka, which has been developed as a center of tourist attraction at present. The Kanyaka family has 525 improved breeds of cows, 40 Gujarati buffaloes, 2 ponds covering 700 bighas of land and set up 2 fishery production centers producing 100 million fishes annually.
Newar further added that there are 80 improved breeds of pigs and 4,000 chicken eggs have been produced daily. In addition, 10 cottages of indigenous bamboo and thatch have been constructed to attract tourists. Two restaurants serving local and foreign cuisine have been established. In addition, a beautiful children’s park has been constructed for the entertainment of the children. In the coming days, there is a plan to set up a herbal garden and to install 1,000 honey boxes for apiculture (beekeeping).
Addressing the gathering, CEO of Kanyaka, Niraj Hazarika said that the agri-entrepreneur farm is planning to produce 10,000 eggs per day and arrangements have been made to bring in 400 new cows of high quality to enhance the quantity of milk production.
The CEO added that there are plans to build a large theatre for the entertainment of tourists and locals as well as elephant and elephant safari and need based fishing training and support system development for economic development of local people.
Addressing the general council, MLA Padma Hazarika said that Kanyaka has developed hope among the unemployed in the constituency. The agricultural revolution started from Kanyaka may be proved as an ideal for the state in the days to come. The MLA then met more than 100 elderly people of Bordikorai area who attended the event and felicitated each elderly person with gamosa and gave them Kanyaka products.

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