MP Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal during the Foundation stone laying ceremony for the construction of greenhouses at Agriculture farm Stara, Zanskar.
Foundation stone for the construction of greenhouses sanctioned under Mission Organic Development lnitiative (MODI) scheme was laid by MP Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal on August 22 at Agriculture farm Stara, Zanskar.
MP Ladakh congratulated the people of Zanskar for starting the Mission Organic Development Initiative (MODI) Scheme. He briefed people about the MODI scheme under which poly-carbonate greenhouses will be constructed in the Zanskar area to minimize the shortage of vegetables in the region during the winter months.
He further said that through the MODI scheme, numerous novel and effective measures would be taken to boost Agriculture and allied sectors thereby paving the way to convert Agriculture into a viable, respectable, and profitable occupation besides providing the farmers with dynamic market opportunities.
He informed that 4 greenhouses will be constructed immediately and based on the success rate, more and more poly-carbonate greenhouses will be constructed in the Zanskar area under the MODI Scheme. With the establishment of these greenhouses, people of Zanskar will get fresh vegetables for all seasons, he added.
Director, Mission Organic Development Initiative (MODI) Scheme, Tashi Tsetan; Councilor Cha, Stanzin Lakpa; Nominated Councilor, Stanzin Chosgyal; Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Zanskar, Sonam Dorjay; BDC Chairpersons of Zanskar and Karsha blocks, Sarpanchs, Panchs, sub-divisional level officers were present.