Governor inaugurates 14th International Mookambika Rice and Food Grains Tech- Expo 2023
Guwahati, Rongili Barta – Assam Governor Shri Gulab Chand Kataria inaugurated the 14th International Mookambika Rice and Food Grains Tech- Expo 2023 at the Maniram Dewan Trade Centre in the city today. The expo was organized by the All Assam Rice Millers Association and Federation of All India Rice Millers Association.Speaking on the occasion, the Governor said that nature has given the ideal conditions that are suitable for the growth of rice in abundance in Assam. Rice is the most important crop in Assam and it is the backbone of the agricultural economy of the state. For this, the hardworking farmers of the state deserve gratitude and appreciation. Shri Kataria also said that the rice milling industry has a direct dependence on agricultural production. Therefore, the farmers needs to be empowered for increasing the paddy production which will boost rice mill activity. Besides, the growth and expansion of paddy processing units and paddy production, this will also provide employment opportunities.The Governor also said that since a large number of manufacturers of paddy machines and flour mill machines and companies from related industries like packaging etc. are participating in this expo they will be benefited from sharing their experiences with each other. The Governor, referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who always emphasizes on technological revolution, said that the State government has been working very dedicatedly to aid the agriculture sector of the state with adequate technological assistance.He also appreciated the organizers for conducting the exhibition which will be an ideal platform for the participants to know and understand the technology at national and international level, which will provide them new ideas and opportunities for the development of their agri practices. The meeting was attended by the Chairman of Federation of All India Rice Millers Association Shri G. V. Rao, Founder of Kambika Exhibition M.P. Ramu, Chairman Tarsem Saini, Vice President Mr. Yogesh Aggarwal, President of All Assam Rice Millers Association R. Of. Bajaj, General Secretary Mr. Rohit Kumar Aggarwala along with a host of other dignitaries.