11,000 farmers get free seed, fertiliser

Published : 28 Nov 2021 09:29 PM

In order to increase crop production in Begumganj upazila of Noakhali district, free seeds and fertilizers have been distributed among 11,000 small and marginal farmers under agricultural rehabilitation and agricultural incentive programme.

The agricultural inputs were officially distributed at the Upazila Agriculture Extension Office on Saturday afternoon.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer Shamsun Nahar presided over the function and Noakhali-3 MP Mamunur Rashid Kiran was present as the chief guest. Upazila Agriculture Officer Rezaul Karim delivered the welcoming speech.

Md Rezaul Karim said that under this programme, 20 kg fertilizer, 5 kg paddy seed, 2 kg hybrid paddy seed, 2 kg hybrid maize seed and 30 kg fertilizer have been distributed among 11 thousand farmers of the upazila.