Govt spends TK 3,000cr to mechanise agriculture sector

Agriculture Minister Dr Md Abdur Razzaque said the government gave a grant of Taka 3000 crore to mechanize agriculture sector to make it more modern and profitable. “The government has given a grant of Taka 3,000 crore for providing modern machineries to the agro sector to boost agricultural production,” he said while exchanging views with district level officials of different departments and organisations under the Agriculture Ministry at Moulvibazar Circuit House on Saturday, reports BSS.

“Under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, we are now a food surplus country. We are now paying attention to make our agro sector mechanized, modern and industrialized”, the minister said. He said proper supply of agricultural machineries will be ensured to make agriculture sector profitable, adding the government will do everything needed for the agriculture sector and farmers.