Fatorpa-Quitla locals get into agriculture, want govt to walk the agriculture talk
27 Sep 2020 04:29 PM
It's been long since mining in state has been suspended. Thousands of people who depended on mining lost their jobs. Including in Fatorpa. Mines have been banned, transportation has stopped. The coronavirus pandemic has made matters worse. But these locals have innovated by going back to their roots. They have stepped into their fields and started cultivating various types vegetables and even gone into floriculture. Now, the ball is in the governments court.
Here's another youth Sonal Naik. He is artist by profession and used to earn his daily bread by his profession. The mining ban and coronavirus pandemic have hit him hard. Like others he too has got back into his in fields. He has grown vegetables, fruits, flowers and cashew. However, he wants the government to help him market it.
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