Steps taken to continue agro production, marketing

Staff Correspondent

8 April, 2020 12:00 AM printer

The Ministry of Agriculture has taken different necessary measures to continue agricultural production and marketing during the ongoing situation created by coronavirus outbreak.

Concerned department and organisations under the ministry have been asked to supervise direction to continue agricultural production and marketing, said a press release of the ministry on Tuesday.

To ensure fair price for farmers, the ministry sent a letter to the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief for including potato and other agricultural essentials in the food aid distributed among the poor people.

The Prime Minister also directed to give government incentive for producing vegetables, fruits and other crops on home stead and other leftover field.