Tuesday Mar 28, 2023
Tuesday Mar 28, 2023

Investment of Rs.130 million to promote agriculture

2023 Jan 12, 17:31, Kathmandu
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Jhapa's agriculture-targeted programs worth crores are in operation. In the current financial year 2022/23, Sagar Bishta. The head of the Agricultural Knowledge Center informed that 30 different targeted agricultural programs are worth Rs. Among them, 27 programs are under the Government of Province No. 1, and three are under the Federal Government.

Chief Bista informed that there are programs such as grants, exhibitions, training, construction of storage centers, and the establishment of the model agricultural firm to promote the agriculture sector. "The beneficiary farmers and firms have been selected for the subsidy in the 11 programs", he said, "We will reissue the notification from January and proceed with the program." He said that the selection process for effective programs had been completed, and grants would be distributed soon.

In the district, under the provincial government, five million rupees for purchasing equipment for cardamom processing equipment and four lakh rupees for establishing nurseries for flower cultivation, Rs. There is a budget of Rs 10 lakh for the program and Rs 15 lakh for the demand-based program.

Similarly, 28 lakhs under model farm establishment support, Rs 1 crore for organic fertilizer production infrastructure and equipment support, Rs 1 crore for betel processing industry infrastructure and equipment support, Rs 50 lakhs for ginger processing industry equipment purchase support, on-site tour Rs one lakh for farmer training, Rs four lakh 50 thousand for pesticide retailer training, According to the office, there is a budget of Rs 1 lakh 35 thousand for mobile soil testing camp, Rs 45 lakh for hybrid maize cultivation expansion project, Rs 9 lakh for green manure exhibition program, and Rs 4 lakh 50 thousand for camp operation through the mobile laboratory.

Similarly, Rs.280,000 for the operation of the soil testing camp, Rs.15 lakh for the promotion program of mechanization in rice crop, Rs.6 lakh for the promotion program of automation in the corn crop, Rs.18 lakh for the demonstration of the use of latest machinery in paddy cultivation, and interest subsidy on the purchase of agricultural equipment. Rs 10 lakh, Rs 4 lakh for jute cultivation promotion program, There is a budget of five lakh rupees for the demonstration of advanced agricultural technology in the Kankai irrigation project area, two lakh twenty-five thousand rupees for the promotion program of organic pesticide production and four lakh rupees for the operation of plant clinics at various places.

Similarly, Rs 39 lakh 35 thousand for the continuation of the old block development program (rice, banana, maize) under the federal agriculture program, Rs 15 million for the construction of food storage houses and Rs 150 million for the construction of seed processing infrastructure/seed storage houses. The center has said that there is a budget of 1.5 million


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