On the occasion of the World Milk Day, farmers and media persons were honoured in Pokhara on Saturday. The National Commercial Animal Husbandry and Dairy Producers Peasants Society honoured Nagarik daily journalist Sandesh Shrestha with a cash prize of Rs. 11,111 and a letter of citation. He was honoured for his contribution to welfare and interest of the peasants through the media.
Likewise, the Society honoured peasants Jeevan Kumar Adhikari, Om Prakash Adhikari, Shobhakhar Bhandari and agro technician Sher Bahadur Tamang for their long contribution to the field of agriculture, according to President of the Society Dipak Prasad Timalsena.
Secretary at the Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives of the Gandaki State Durga Prasad Dawadi and Society President Timalsena presented the prizes.