Over 2,000 Meherpur farmers get agri-inputs

19 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

MEHERPUR: A total of 2,160 farmers of Sadar upazila of the district got seeds and fertilisers in the season, reports BSS.

The objective of the seeds and the fertilisers distribute among the farmers is to inspire them to cultivate Aus paddy to strengthen the country’s food security, official sources said. A function was organised by Sadar upazila agriculture office here on Thursday.

State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain addressed the function as the chief guest with Deputy Commissioner (DC) Md Ataul Gani in the chair. Police super Mohammad Mustafizur Rahman, Deputy Director (DD) of DAE Dr. Md. Akhteruzzaman and Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Md Masudul Alam were present as the special guests.