The 39th World Food Day was observed with great pomp and show in Aizawl on Wednesday.
Hosting a programme at Agriculture department's conference hall in the state capital, its director, RohmingthangaColney, said, "Mizoram is working up its way in becoming self-sufficient as far as rice production is concerned."
He informed, "New terrace and paddy field areas are being prepared in different parts of the state and efforts are being made to increase the production of rice under National Food Security Mission (NFSM) in Mizoram."
Colney,added,"Large areas are still available for agricultural work and the Agriculture Department is ready to provide machinery to the farmers for lending them support in increasing the production of rice."...
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