DAMBUK, Aug 05: NABARD regional general manager Partho Saha in the presence of additional deputy commissioner Sibo Passing on Thursday inaugurated a rural haat here.
The rural haat aims at providing a marketing platform to the farmers and SHGs of nearby villages to sell their agri-horti produce and other livestock products along with handloom and handicraft items.
The haat was established with the financial support from NABARD as part of its endeavour to support rural infrastructure as well as marketing initiatives of the farmers and rural artisans.
Saha on the day also launched a skill development programme on banana fiber extraction in Roing.
NABARD district development manager Nitya Mili said that the skill development training will cover 60 unemployed rural youths of the district with the objective of providing livelihood and income generation opportunities to them through placements or helping them set up their own units.
The training would be conducted by AMYAA, an NGO.