1,300 Jhenidah farmers get seeds, fertilizer free of cost


1,300 small and poor farmers in Jhenidah got fertilizers and quality seeds free of cost as incentives by the government. The agriculture inputs were given in a simple ceremony at the upazila parishad premises on Wednesday.

A discussion meeting was also held at the parisahd auditorium with upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) Badruddoza Shubho in the chair. Jhenidah sadar upazila parishad chairman Abdur Rashid attended the discussion as chief guest, while  upazila woman vice parishad chairman Arati Datta, agriculture extension officer Rokanuzzaman, Bangladesh Krishak League Jhenidah district unit president Sajedul Islam Som attended as special guests Mention may be made here that1,070 farmers were provided with mungbean seeds and fertilizers, while another 255 with palm seeds and chemical fertilizers.