Six farmers of Meghalaya were felicitated with the “Millionaire Farmer of India Award” 2023.
These farmers hailing from various parts of the state were awarded during a programme organised by the Krishi Jagran at PUSA Grounds in New Delhi.
The farmers are Tinash Momin of West Garo Hills, Baphira Nongdhar of East Khasi Hills, Springwell Kharmarshra of West Khasi hills, Jelum R. Marak of South Garo Hills, Tanly Lapasam of West Jaiñtia Hills and Grithilson M Sangma of East Garo Hills district.
The 3-day event honours over 700 farmers, across 15 categories, at the district, state, and national levels, such as horticulturists, spice farmers, poultry, dairy etc and include prominent personalities from India’s agriculture industry.
The objective of the award is to acknowledge, inspire and elevate the profession of farming in India by recognising farmers who through their unwavering efforts and innovative agricultural practices, have not only doubled their farm incomes but have also achieved millionaire status.