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Odisha Chief Secretary  Suresh Mahapatra has visited Maitapur Gram Panchyat and reviewed the crop diversification project

Balasore:11/2/23 Government  of  Odisha Chief Secretary  Shri Suresh Mahapatra,IAS, visited Maitapur GP and reviewed the crop diversification project. He also inaugurated the OGOP- oil pressing unit in the Gram Panchyat. Around 2600 acres mustard,200 acres of moong and 100 acres of biri has been cultivated in the Gram Panchyat.

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Chief secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra also hold meeting to review the progress of crop diversification. He asked the officials concerned to enhance non-paddy cultivation like vegetables, pulses, ragi, maize, sugarcane, cotton and groundnut in points of mega lift irrigation during the ensuing kharif season, an official statement said.

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In the meeting, the officials also said there was potential of non-paddy cultivation in more than 70% of the mega lift irrigation point ayacut areas.Besides, the chief secretary directed the agriculture department to explore different marketing facilities of non-paddy products through e-NAM, Markfed and online marketing platforms, both in the government and private sectors.

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