NAOGAON: An agricultural loan fair was held at Atrai upazila in Naogaon district on Monday in order to help the agricultural sector to become self-reliant and to help the farmers to grow more crops.
Atrai upazila administration organised the fair at the upazila parishad hall room. In this fair, Sonali Bank, Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank, Agrani Bank, Janata Bank, Rupali Bank and Palli Sanchay Bank distributed loan cheques among farmers at 8 percent interest.
The UNO said, according to the intention of the honorable Prime Minister, the fair is being held in 11 upazilas of the district under the initiative of Naogaon deputy commissioner.
The government thinking about agriculture and farmers is giving agricultural loans through banks at only 8 percent interest.