Agriculture Minister launched Oil Palm Plantation of Ramdev's Patanjali and Godrej to meet the shortage of edible oil
By Our Correspondent
Agartala, August 5, 2023
Ramdev's Patanjali Trust and Godrej company has come forward to meet Tripura's palm oil shortage. The central government has undertaken a nationwide program from July 25 to August 5 to reduce the shortage of palm oil in the country. A mega palm oil plantation was also inaugurated in the state last Friday as part of this programme. Agriculture Minister Ratanlal Nath started this mega oil palm plantation by planting saplings in Shashinagar of Belbari Block under Jirania Agriculture Division.
Palm garden will be developed in an area of 6 lakh 50 thousand hectares across the country. Among these, 3 lakh 27 thousand hectares have been targeted for North Eastern region which will be completed by next year 2025-26. In this case, a target of 7 thousand hectares has been taken in Tripura. Which will be completed by 2026-27. Agreement signed with Patanjali Foods Limited and Godrej company. Today with the help of Godrej, such a plantation program has been undertaken in Ambasa.