Imphal: The 18th edition of state lLevel Kachai Lemon Festival was inaugurated at Kachai Local Ground, Kachai Village, Ukhrul district on Thursday.
The 2-day festival was organised by Kachai Fruit Farming and Processing Cooperative Society Limited under the theme “Organic Kachai Lemon for Sale Environment and Rural Transformation” and under the sponsorship of North Eastern Council (NEC), government of India; EBADA; MIDA; MOMA; state horticulture and soil conservation; Trade commerce and industries; state tourism department; NABARD; MACS and ICAR.
A total of 360 stalls were opened in the festival. As compared to the previous years, 300 metric tons lemons were produced in the festival that recorded as largest lemon ever produced till date.
During the function three farmers were given best Kachai Lemon prize and best exhibitor prize were also presented.
As a part of the festival horticulture experts give awareness on modern plantation of horticulture crops for better yield.