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3,200 farmers get agri-incentives in Cumilla

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  • 27 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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3,200 farmers get agri-incentives in Cumilla

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CUMILLA: The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) on Friday distributed seeds and fertilizers free of cost as agricultural incentives among 3,200 small and marginal farmers of Laksam upazila of the district this morning.

Upazila Parishad Chairman Advocate Yunus Bhuiyan distributed the seeds and fertilizers among the farmers under the agricultural incentive and rehabilitation programme as the chief guest in front of the Upazila Agriculture Office of the Laksam upazila parishad this morning.

The chief guest said the present government is farmer-friendly one as it has taken various steps for development of agriculture.

Upazila Agriculture Officer Syed Shahinur Islam told BSS that 3,200 farmers were given two kgs of Boro hybrid (ufshi) variety of paddy seeds each and 800 farmers were provided five kgs of seeds high yielding (ufshi) boro seeds, 10 kg of DAP fertilizer and 10 kgs of MOP fertilizer each have been distributed free of cost.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) AKM Saiful Alam, Women Vice-Chairman Parashi Saha, Upazila Agriculture Officer Syed Shahinur Islam, Mudafarganj South Union Parishad Chairman Abdur Rashid, Deputy Agriculture Assistant officers, among others, were present on the occasion.