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6,500 Cumilla farmers will receive an incentive for Aush cultivation

6,500 Cumilla farmers will receive an incentive for Aush cultivation

CUMILLA, April 25, 2024 (BSS) – A total of 6,500 small and marginal farmers in Nangalkot upazila of the district will be provided free of cost seeds and fertilizers as agricultural incentive under the incentive and rehabilitation program for cultivation of Ufshi Aush in the current Kharif-1 season .

To increase farmers’ interest in Ufshi Aush cultivation, the amount of incentive support in the district has been increased significantly, said Nangalkot Upazila agriculture official Nazrul Islam.

Nangalkot Upazila Chairman Samsuddin Kalu inaugurated the distribution function this morning and handed over the seeds and fertilizers to some farmers as chief guest at the Nangalkot Upazila Parishad premises.

Municipal Mayor Abdul Malek, Upazila Deputy Commissioner (Land) Mohammad Mehedi Hasan, Upazila Agriculture Officer Nazrul Islam, Nangalkot Press Club Chairman Mojibur Rahman Molla and Deputy Assistant Agriculture Officer Junaid Hasan were among others present.

Upazila Agriculture official Nazrul Islam said that each farmer will get five kg of Ufshi Aush seeds, 10 kg of Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) fertilizer and five kg of Muriate of Potash (MOP) fertilizer free for growing Ufshi Aush on one bigha. of country.

The rest of the seeds and fertilizers will be distributed very soon, Nazrul Islam added.