Ilam, Aug. 2: The District Livestock Service Office, Ilam on Friday has honoured best performing farmers and employees in recognition of their contribution to the respective sectors.
Among the felicitated are commercial milk producers, pig keepers, rural veterinary workers, cooperative groups, farmers and district livestock employees.
The Office felicitated Chief of Panchakanya Regmi Cow-Rearing Firm at Suryodaya municipality, Bishnu Kumar Regmi, for producing the highest quantity of milk, operator of Sangpang Pig-Keeping Firm, Tek Bahadur Rai, Chairperson of Braoder Livestock Keeping and Agriculture Cooperative Netra Prasad Rijal and the best employees Gangaram Yadav and Mohan Shrestha.
The best performers were felicitated with Rs 50,000 in cash and a letter of certificate each.
Tek Bahadur Rai, one among the honoured, said though the state has made investment in such enterprises the entrepreneurs themselves should work hard to sustain the bid considering it their own business.