Free distribution of fertilisers and seeds in Mirsarai

Published : 18 Apr 2022 08:02 PM | Updated : 18 Apr 2022 08:02 PM

Mirsarai Upazila Agricul­ture Extension Department has distributed free paddy seeds and fertilisers among small and marginal farmers under the agricultural incentive assistance program in order to increase seasonal aus-1/2022-23 seasonal aus in 2021-22 financial year.

On Monday under the chairmanship of Upazila Nirbahi Officer Minhazur Rahman 5 kg of paddy seeds and 30 kg of fertilizers were distributed among 2500 farmers. Upazila Chairman Jasim Uddin, Vice Chairman M Alauddin, Upazila Agricul­ture Officer Raghunath Naha and others were present on the occasion.

Mirsarai Agriculture Officer Raghunath Naha said that these seeds and fertilizers are being distributed among the farmers free of cost with the aim of increasing seasonal aus-1/2022-23 seasonal aus at the initiative of Bangladesh Agriculture Extension Department. 

These seeds and fertilizers have been distributed among 2500 people of each union of the upazila.