May 11, 2021, 1:50 am
Zaker ALi Shuva, Bureau Chief: Combine harvesters have been distributed among farmers in Kumarkhali, Kushtia at 50% subsidized price. This combine harvester is a modern tool for cutting, threshing and packing of paddy in a short time at low cost. It was provided with 50% subsidy through development assistance under the operating budget organized by the Upazila Agriculture Extension Department.
One combine harvester near Md. Ismail Hossain of Pitambarabashi village of Sandiyar of Panti Union at 11:00 am on Tuesday at Upazila Parishad premises. And banana and mango bags, corn pheromone traps and sprays and rice pheromone traps were distributed among about 700 poor and marginal farmers.
Upazila Nirbahi Officer Rajibul Islam Khan presided over the function and Upazila Parishad Chairman Abdul Mannan Khan was present as the chief guest. Among others, Upazila Agriculture Officer Debashish Kumar Das, Upazila Engineer Md. Abdur Rahim, Plant Protection Officer Swapan Singh Roy and many others were present at the time.