Tentulia farmers get aman seeds, fertilizers
The Department of Agricultural Extension of Panchagarh's Tentulia upazila has distributed paddy seeds and chemical fertilizers among 750 small and marginal farmers at free of cost.
The distribution programme was held at the office of Upazila Agriculture Extension Department on Sunday afternoon.
Tentulia upazila agricultural officer Jahangir Alam presided over the programme while the upazila chairman Kazi Mahmudur Rahman Dablu was the chief guest.
In the distribution programme, each farmer received 5 kg of Ufshi Aman seeds, 10 kg of MOP and 10 kg of DAP fertilizer per bigha.
Jahangir Alam said the farmers were given the paddy seeds and fertilizers under the incentive program to increase aman cultivation in the current fiscal year. The government is providing free seeds and fertilizers to encourage the farmers to cultivate aman paddy.
Among others, the upazila Awami League president freedom fighter Yasin Ali Mandal, additional agriculture officer Tamanna Ferdous, Kazi Mizanur Rahman, deputy assistant of Agriculture Department Motaleb Hossain were present in the programme.