Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits Agar Plantation at Hatipara Forest Complex in Agartala

N Sitharaman Office:

Union Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman visits Agar Plantation at Hatipara Forest Complex in Agartala.

She is accompanied by Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb.

Through ‘Ghar Ghar Agar, Har Ghar Agar’ campaign, the state government is reviving once very popular Agar Plantation.

Tripura capital Agartala derives its name from the Agar trees.

Agarwood, famous for its fragrance and incense-based products and byproducts, has a current global market estimated to be in range of USD 6-8 million.

Smt Nirmala Sitharaman takes part in the ceremonial plantation at Hatipara Forest Complex in Agartala.

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