22 May 2024, 18:13
Update : 22 May 2024, 19:07

Govt to provide incentives of over Tk40cr to boost aman output

DHAKA, May 22, 2024 (BSS)- The government will provide Taka 40.04crore as incentive for raising the area and cultivation of aman crop this year.
Under the package of incentives, 5 lakh 66 thousands of small and marginal farmers in 61 districts will get necessary seed and fertilizer for cultivating the transplant aman, according to an official release here today.
Every farmer will get five kg high yielding variety (HYV) T-aman seed, each 10-kg Di-ammonium phosphate (DAP) and Muriate of Potash (MoP) fertilizer free of cost for cultivating aman paddy on onebigha of land.
The incentives will be provided from the agriculture rehabilitation assistance and seed and seedlings sector of the regular agriculture ministry’s budget.
A government order (GO) to this end has already been issued by the ministry. Field level disbursement of the incentives distribution programme will start soon.


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