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6,740 farmers get seed, fertiliser in Mymensingh

  • Our Correspondent
  • 14 November, 2022 12:00 AM
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MYMENSINGH: A total of 6,740 farmers of Fulbaria upazila in Mymensingh district have been given seeds and fertilisers for the fiscal year 2022-23.

The assistance has been provided among the underprivileged and marginal farmers under the incentive programme to increase the cultivation and production of wheat, maize, mustard, sunflower, groundnut, onion, mung bean, lentil and khesari crops in the season.

Among the farmers, 4,500 got mustard seeds, 980 vegetables, 870 wheat, 350 maize, 15 sunflower, 10 groundnut and 15 onion.

Earlier, Moslem Uddin, MP, president of the Government Promises Implementation Committee, inaugurated the distribution programme at the upazila parishad auditorium this morning.

Upazila agriculture officer Krishibid Rakib Al Rana, Mymensingh district council member Prof Farzana Sharmin Beauty and other officials were present at that time.