MP Ladakh Lays Foundation Stone for construction of poly-carbonate green houses under MODI Scheme in Zanskar

KARGIL AUG 23: Member Parliament Ladakh Jamyang Tsering Namgyal laid the foundation stone for construction of greenhouses at Agriculture farm Stara, Zanskar here on Saturday.

The greenhouses have been sanctioned under the Mission Organic Development lnitiative (MODI) Scheme and an amount of Rs 70 lacs has been already sanctioned in this regard. 

Addressing the gathering, MP Ladakh congratulated the people for starting of the Mission Organic Development Initiative (MODI) Scheme from Zanskar.

MP Namgyal enlightened the people about the MODI scheme under which theses poly-carbonate greenhouses will be constructed in Zanskar area to minimize the shortage of vegetables in the region during the winter months. 

The MP further said that through the MODI scheme, numerous novel and effective measures would be taken to boost Agriculture and allied sectors thereby paving way to convert Agriculture into a viable, respectable and profitable occupation besides to provide the farmers with dynamic market opportunities.

The MP further said that 4 greenhouses will be constructed immediately and on the basis of success rate, more and more poly-carbonate greenhouses will be constructed in Zanskar area under the MODI Scheme. 

With the establishment of these greenhouses, people of Zanskar will get fresh vegetables for all seasons, the MP added.

During the inaugural function, Director Mission Organic Development Initiative (MODI) Scheme Tashi Tsetan, Councilor Cha Stanzin Lakpa, Nominated Councilor Stanzin Chosgyal, Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Zanskar Sonam Dorjay, BDC Chairpersons of Zanskar and Karsha blocks, Sarpanchs, Panchs, sub divisional level officers and the locals were present.

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