On 7th December 2014, the hon’ble Lam Neten of Zhemgang Dzongkhag inaugurated the opening ceremony of Zhemgang town Sunday market. The ceremony was also attended by Dasho Dzongrab,sector heads, regional heads,thromdey representative, farmers of Nangkhor and Trong gewogs.The Dzongkhag Agriculture Officer pointed out that main objectives of Sunday market opening are firstly to effectively utilized the market shed which has been already constructed, secondly to provide proper platform to farmers for the sale of their local vegetables, fruits, cereals,forestry and livestock products to the potential buyers like civil servants,dratshang,schools and other private individual who are working and residing within the Zhemgang town. Apart from these benefits, he also said that, it will encourage farmers to grow more organic vegetable and fruits which has high domestic demand as compared to imported one. Beginning this day, farmers of Zhemgang Dzongkhag can now take this valuable opportunity to utilize the available market shed space of Zhemgang town for the sale.
Coutesy: Dzongkhag Agriculture Office