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40800 Jamalpur farmers to get agri incentive

  • Our Correspondent
  • 26 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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JAMALPUR: Agriculture department will provide incentive of TK 3 crore 20 lakh 3000 to 40800 small and marginal farmers in the district this Rabi season.

Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) office sources said the underprivileged farmers will get the incentive in cultivating seven crops. They said 10,000 farmers will get incentive for wheat cultivation, 10,000 for maize, 15,000 for mustard, 5000 for groundnut, 500 for onion, 200 for lentil and 100 for mung bean cultivation.

Each of the farmers will get seed and fertilizers free of cost for cultivation the products on one bigha of land.

Additional Deputy Director of DAE Mohammad Shakhawat Ikram said the incentive will be disbursed among the farmers as soon as possible aiming to increase production.