5,500 farmers get agri-incentives in Cumilla
CUMILLA, Dec 1, 2021 (BSS) - The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) today distributed seeds and fertilizers free of cost as agricultural incentives among 5,500 small and marginal farmers of Chauddagram upazila of the district today.
Upazila Chairman Abdus Sobhan Bhuiyan handed over the fertilizers and seeds among the farmers under the agricultural incentive as the chief guest at a function held at the Chauddagram upazila parishad auditorium this morning.
The chief guest said the present government is farmer-friendly one as it has taken various steps for development of agriculture.
Upazila Agriculture Officer Nasir Uddin told BSS that 5,500 farmers of the municipality and 12 unions, were given 5-kg of paddy seeds (hybrid), 10-kg of DAP, 10-kg of MOP fertilizer and 3-kg of hybrid paddy (ufshi) each free of cost.
Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) SM Manjurul Haque, Municipal Mayor GM Mir Hossain Meeru, Upazila Vice -Chairman ABM A Bahar, Women Vice-Chairman Rasheda Akhter, Upazila Health Officer Dr. Hasibur Rahman, District Krishka League leader Mominur Rahman Fatik, , Agriculture Extension Officer Subrata Roy, Assistant Officer Abdul Halim, Deputy Assistant Agriculture Officer Arif Solaiman, among others, were present on the occasion.