"Sufal Bangla" a initiative of the Govt. of West Bengal under inspiration and guidance of the Hon.ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, has been launched for the benefit of the people to ensure fresh vegetables at reasonable price at the their door step.
A Project Management Unit has been entrusted to look after the Management of Sufal Bangla by a Government order formed (Order No. 161(Nab)/AG/P/RKVY/12/14, dated 13/02/2015 of Department of Agriculture, Govt. of West Bengal). The PMU took over charge on 25/02/2015.
The PMU is manned by officials drafted from the Directorate of Agriculture Marketing and Experts on Contract from various fields.
In the short run, the project aims at implementing a model of 'SAFAL' in a small domain and modify the model through Trial and error and made adoptable to the local condition of the state.
M/s Mother Dairy Fruits and Vegetables Pvt. Ltd. (SAFAL) is providing technical support to the project is terms of human resource (experts) and hardware.
M/S Bio Diverse Farming Pvt. Ltd has been engaged as the implementing agency for the trial phase of the project.
Tapasi Mullick Singur Krishak Bazar have been selected as a operation hub, keeping in mind the infrastructure and the proximity to Kolkata.