Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying
Chief Minister of Meghalaya Shri Conrad Sangma calls on Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Shri Giriraj Singh in New Delhi; discusses piggery development project to be launched in Meghalaya
Posted On: 20 AUG 2019 by PIB Delhi
The Chief Minister of Meghalaya Shri Conrad Sangma today called on the Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Shri Giriraj Singh in New Delhi to discuss various issues related to animal husbandry in the State. The key topic of discussion was the piggery development project which is to be launched in Meghalaya financed by the National Cooperative Development Corporation along with the State Government. The proposed Piggery development project will boost domestic availability of meat in the entire North Eastern Region and also promote its exports thereby giving livelihood opportunities to the people. It will also create awareness amongst the rural people to take up Piggery farming with improved breeding stock.
The Union Ministeralong with the Chief Minister of Meghalaya also discussed Fishery development possibilities in the State and the Union Minister assured the Chief Minister of all possible help in this regard.