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180 farmers get agri-inputs in Gopalganj

  • Our Correspondent
  • 18 September, 2023 12:00 AM
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A total of 180 small and marginal farmers on Sunday got seeds of Mashkalai (Black gram) and fertiliser as incentives for boosting its production in Gopalganj Sadar upazila under the ‘Incentive Programme’ during the current Kharif-2 season.

Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) has taken the incentive programme for increasing the interest of farmers in Mashkalai cultivation.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Mohsin Uddin distributed the seeds and fertiliser among the farmers in a function on the premises of Upazila Parishad (UP) this morning.

Upazila Awami League president Abu Siddique Sikder, vice-chairman Nirunnahar Yusuf and agriculture officer Mafroja Akhter were present, among others, in the function.

According to the DAE, each of the farmer got five kilograms seeds and 15-kg fertiliser free of cost as agricultural incentive for Mashkalai cultivation of one bigha of land.