Farmers told to supply sugarcane to sugar mills spontaneously

18 August, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Farmers told to supply sugarcane to sugar mills spontaneously

RAJSHAHI: Chairman of Bangladesh Sugar and Food Industries Corporation (BSFIC) Azit Kumar Paul has urged the farmers to boost sugarcane farming and supply those to the sugar mills spontaneously in the greater interests of existence of the mills.

“Boosting acreage of sugarcane farming and supplying those to the mills can be the vital means of survival of the mills,” he identically mentioned while addressing a view-sharing meeting with farmers and others concerned at conference hall of Rajshahi Sugar Mills Limited (RSML) here on Friday as the chief guest.

RSML management organised the meeting with sugarcane growers, representatives of sugarcane growers’ associations, local public representatives and members of the civil society for inspiring them towards cultivation of sugarcane in the area, reports BSS.

With RSML Managing Director AMM Matiullah in the chair, the meeting was addressed, among others, by Agriculturist Mosharraf Hossain and Engineer Abdur Rouf Khan.

BSFIC Azit Paul said successful promotion of modern technologies is very vital to boosting sugarcane production in the region including its vast Barind tract to meet its gradually mounting demand.

Modern technologies developed by Bangladesh Sugarcane Research Institute (BSRI) can be effective means of boosting sugarcane farming and its production as suggested by sugarcane scientists and researchers.

He attributed that the sugar has vital role in the mental development of the young generation along with economic development of the nation.