Sunday, 14 August, 2022

750 farmers get agri-input

750 farmers get agri-input

PANCHAGARH: The Department of Agricultural Extension of Panchagarh’s Tentulia upazila has distributed paddy seeds and fertilisers among 750 small and marginal farmers at free of cost.

The distribution pro-gramme was held at the office of Upazila Agricultural Extension Department on Sunday.

Tentulia upazila agricultural officer Jahangir Alam presided over the programme while the upazila chairman Kazi Mahmudur Rahman Dablu was the chief guest.

In the distribution programme, each farmer received 5kg of Aman seeds, 10kg of MOP and 10kg of DAP fertiliser per bigha.

Jahangir Alam said the farmers were given the paddy seeds and fertilisers under the incentive program to increase aman cultivation in the current fiscal year. The government is providing free seeds and fertilisers to encourage the farmers to cultivate aman paddy.

Among others, the upazila Awami League president freedom fighter Yasin Ali Mandal, additional agriculture officer Tamanna Ferdous, Kazi Mizanur Rahman, deputy assistant of Agriculture Department Motaleb Hossain were present in the programme.