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  23 Sep 2021, 11:39

4000 farmers getting incentives in Manikganj

  MANIKGANJ, Sept 23, 2021 (BSS) - The Department of Agriculture Extension
(D A E) is distributing Mashkolai seeds and fertilizers as special incentives
among 4,000 flood-affected marginal farmers in the district, DAE officials
said.

   The distribution of seeds and fertilizers has already been started among
4000 farmers to cultivate their lands in the district.

   The DAE officials said each of the famers getting seeds for one bigha of
land as incentive. The marginal farmers are also getting necessary
fertilizers, including Di-ammonium Phosphate (DAP) and Muriate of Potash
(MoP).

   Md. Shahjahan Ali Biswas, Deputy Director of DAE, said the list of small
and marginal farmers of the district was prepared from union parishad level
by a committee comprising with sub-assistant agriculture officer and the
chairmen and members of the respective unions, adding that the distribution
seeds and fertilizers are being distributed according to those lists. He said
that the char areas of the two big rivers the Padma and Jamuna are popular
for Mashkolai cultivation.

   Deputy Director also said the present pro-farmer government is
distributing special agriculture incentives free of costs among small and
marginal farmers.

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