Launching programme of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maandhan Yojana in Mizoram was organised today by the Agriculture Department, Government of Mizoram at the Conference Hall, Assembly Annexe, Aizawl where Mr C Lalrinsanga, Agriculture Department Minister was the Chief Guest and was attended by MLA Dr ZR Thiamsanga, Mr K Pachhunga, Mr Zothantluanga, Mr C Lalmuanpuia, Mr L Thangmawia, Mr Andrew H Thangliana, Mr C Lalsawivunga, Mr VL Zaithanzama and officials from various line department and farmers.

The Agriculture Minister Mr C Lalrinsanga on launching the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maandhan Yojana addressed on the importance of taking part in the scheme and also to encouraged farmers from all parts of the state to enroll so that they benefit out of the scheme when they can no longer work in the farm. The minister also emphasised on converging schemes, projects and programmes whose targets and motives are of similar in nature so that resources are utilised more efficiently. The minister highlighted on the importance of sustainability in farm products for the economical growth of the state and mentioned recent initiatives taken by the Agriculture department including the works of FOCUS in 4 districts, Global Environmental Facilities , on-going plan for the establishment of  State Agriculture Management and Extension Training Institute Training Centre, Biological Control laboratory, Seed Testing Laboratory and Bio-fertilizer Unit in the state.