This project was launched in May 2012 and will continue till 2015 at the Chenga Block of Barpeta District comprising the five cluster villages of Niz Chenga, Khongra Manari, Balatari and Rowmari. `53 lakh have been sanctioned by NABARD against the project.
Progress till date:
Potato Cultivation from True Potato Seeds (TPS) were tried out for the first time in the area where usually tubers are used for production which is comparatively costly whereas usage of seeds reduce the costs of cultivation substantially.
Healthy vegetative growth of Maize crops developed from Hybrid seeds (Monsanto) from which a higher yield is expected.