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Religious-based NGO ventures into farming in time of dire need
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BUKIT MERTAJAM – A non-government organisation (NGO) that manages Hindu temples and a cemetery has ventured into farming in a bid to generate revenue for the group’s social events and religious activities.

The venture also aims to bring the younger generation’s attention to agriculture.

Penang Indians Welfare and Social Organisation president Balan Nambiar, who is also an entrepreneur, said that it is his long-time dream to venture into the farming industry.

“I am from a farming family, and we planted cash crops some years ago, like okra, chilli, spinach, long bean, tapioca, and cucumber, while living in the village house in Berapit here.

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