Shillong (Meghalaya), Jan 17 : Institute of Bio resources and Sustainable Development (DBT-IBSD), here under the initiative of the Director, IBSD, Prof. Pulok K. Mukherjee, planned program to strengthening & creating additional livelihood to the local farmers of Byrnihat, Ri Bhoi District, an Aspirational District of Meghalaya through utilization of local bio resources.
To achieve this Lemongrass sapling distributed to the local progressive farmers with the aims to effectively transform these districts after the pandemic.
The distribution of Lemongrass saplings was carried out at Rural Bio resorurce Complex (RBC) Byrnihat, Ri bhoi District, Meghalaya in presence of Dr. Samar Roychowdhury, Controller of Administration and Finance (CoAF), IBSD , O. Bishan Singh, Senior Account Officer, IBSD, along with the Scientific and technical support staff of IBSD on Saturday .
The DBT-IBSD Centers in different parts of North East India are actively participating and serving the society during the COVID-19 scenario under the leadership of the Director, IBSD, Prof. Pulok K. Mukherjee.
The Institute will continue its activity to strengthen the local farmers to emerge from the losses.