Under the Agricultural Mechanization Project, improved equipment has been distributed among the farmers in Chuadanga at subsidized prices. Combine harvester, power thresher, reaper, power sprayer, cedar and bed planter were provided to 24 farmers. Farmers are happy to get modern agricultural equipment. Chuadanga Sadar Upazila Agriculture Extension Department distributed the materials on Monday afternoon.
In order to modernize agriculture, the present government has been distributing materials among the farmers in Chuadanga Sadar Upazila at subsidized rates under the Agricultural Mechanization Project among the farmers. Combine harvester machine 4, power thresher 6, reaper 3, power sprayer 1, cedar 5 and bed planter 5 were distributed among 24 farmers.
The government has provided 50 percent subsidy for these devices.
A total of 64 lakh 10 thousand taka has been officially subsidized to the farmers for 24 equipment. Farmers have to pay half the price for each machine.
Farmers are happy to get all these equipment. At present the cost of farming will be reduced by half and will benefit by selling agricultural products.
Sadar Upazila Chairman Ashadul Haque Biswas, Sadar Upazila Executive Officer Shamim Bhuiyan, Sadar Upazila Agriculture Officer Talha Zubair Mashroor, Additional Agriculture Officer Afrin Binte Aziz and others were present on the occasion. Farmers of Sadar upazila were present.