BSS-43 Farmers provided with incentives to enhance food production: Sadhan

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FOOD-MINISTER- AGRICULTURE (WITH PIC)

Farmers provided with incentives to enhance food production: Sadhan

Mymensingh, June 4, 2021 (BSS) – Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been working relentlessly for the development of agriculture sector.

“The government has been giving various incentives to the farmers to increase food production….farmers are getting fair price for their crops due to government’s proper initiatives,” he said.

He was speaking as the chief guest at the inauguration of an office building at Khagdahar in Mymensingh CSD under the project titled ‘Repairing of Old Food Warehouses and Construction of New Infrastructure across the Country’ this afternoon.

He directed the food department officials to collect paddy from the marginal farmers to ensure fair price.

Mentioning about the illegal hoarding the minister said strict actions will be taken against unscrupulous traders if they try to stockpile food grains.

He called upon all to work together to build ‘Sonar Bangla’ dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Secretary of the Ministry Nazmanara Khanum, Director General of Food Mujibur Rahman, Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Enamul Haque, Superintendent of Police Ahmar Uzzaman, Chairman Zila Parisad Yusuf Khan Pathan, Secretary of district AL Advocate Muazzem Hossen, DC food Zahirul Haque and local Awami League leaders were present.

BSS/Corr/RY/10:25hrs