Farmers urged to cultivate Bangla Moti paddy in Faridpur

The 'Bangla Moti’ (BRRI -50) paddy should be cultivated more and more  to bring  prosperity in every family.

BRRI-50 is commonly known as "Bangla Moti" which has the quality like Basmoti  rice. The rice is scented and fine that attacks the farmers. Farmers should cultivate this paddy to be  affluent.

Agricultural scientists and researchers made this observation on Thursday while they were addressing a rally  in  a "Farmers Field Day"  hosted by Bangladesh Water Development Board ( BWDB) with the technical effort of Department of  Agriculture Extension ( DAE) in Faridpur. 

The program was arranged at Muraridah village of Kuizuri union under Sadar upazila of the district.

The program under the Bilshokunia sub project of South Western Project (phase -2) of BWDB was presided over by Abdul Latif Molla, President of Pani Unnayan Dal of Muraridah village. 

Agricultarist Abul Hasem, of BWDB was the chief guest on the occasion. Dr. Mahatab Ali Executive Engineer (specialised department) of BWDB, Abdur Razzak, chief assistant engineer (social science) of BWDB, Upzila Agriculture Officer Abul Basar Mia and Md. Anwar Hossain of DAE  and  Adhir Biswas, among others,  spoke on the program. 

The speakers also emphasized on cultivating "Bangla Moti" paddy as the rice of  it contains 8.2  per cent Protien which is very essential for  human health. 

Diffrent procedures and systems of cultivating Bangla Moti paddy  have been exhibited by farmers on occassion. Prizes were also given among the best farmers in the village at the function.