Feb 16, 2023:
Kokrajhar: To provide a good platform to the rural farmers and vendors to sell their products, the Deputy Commissioner of Kokrajhar, Varnali Deka on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of Silgara Rural Market Shed in the presence of DDM of NABARD, Kokrajhar, Ratan Mani Soram and members of Green Leaf NGO and Silgara Market Development Committee.
Speaking on the occasion, DC Varnali Deka said that after completion of the Rural Haat, the market shed would provide protection from the scorching heat of summer and also provide protection from rain during the monsoon season. She also said the market shed would benefit 14-15 nearby villages of the area. She lauded NABARD for undertaking such initiative for the benefit of the villagers.
The DDM of NABARD, Kokrajhar, Ratan Mani Soram said that the project was sanctioned by the NABARD, Assam Regional Office, Guwahati to Green Leaf, an NGO (PIA) based in Kokrajhar with financial assistance of Rs 15 lakh. The Rural Haat will consist of a raised platform with tabular structure, toilet facility, sanitary and water supply. As informed by the Project Implementing Agency (PIA), the construction will be completed within four months and will be handed over to Silgara Bazar Development Committee.