7,480 farmers get agri-incentive in Nandail

Published : 04 Dec 2021, 19:33

Sahos Desk

The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) distributed agri-incentive among 7,480 poor and marginal farmers free of cost in Nandail upazila of the district this current Robi season.

DAE office sources said, of the total, 5400 farmers got high yielding Boro seeds and each of the farmers got 2-kg seeds. Besides, 2028 farmers got a high yielding variety of Boro seeds and each of them got 5-kg seed, 10-kg MOP and 10-kg DAP fertilizers.

Chairman of the upazila parishad Md. Hassan Mahmud distributed the incentives among the farmers at a function yesterday held at the upazila Agriculture Office premises as the chief guest.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Abul Mansur presided over the function. Agriculture extension officer Md. Rezaul Karim, officials and public representatives were present, among others.

Agriculture office sources said the government has taken the initiative for distribution of seeds and fertilizers among the marginal farmers for assisting them in farming Boro and boosting the production.

Source: BSS

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