BSS-52 Farmers in Haor regions get machines to reap paddy

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AGRICULTURAL-MACHINES-HAOR

Farmers in Haor regions get machines to reap paddy

DHAKA, April 06, 2020 (BSS)- Due to the shortage of workers to reap ‘Boro’
paddy during the coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of Agriculture has
provided agricultural machines in this regard to the farmers of the country’s
Haor regions.

The information was revealed at a meeting of a coordination committee on
providing development assistance for agricultural machinery under the
ministry of agriculture in its conference room at the secretariat here, a
press release said here today.

Agriculture Secretary Md Nasiruzzaman presided over the meeting.

The Ministry of Agriculture has provided necessary agro-equipment to 180
combine harvesters and 137 rippers to cut ‘Boro’ paddy in Haor regions under
Kishoreganj, Netrokona ,Sunamganj ,Moulvibazar ,Habiganj, Sylhet and
Brahmanbaria districts.

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