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Agriculture equipment to farmers on subsidy


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2023 Mar 22, 7:14,
File - This image shows power tillers at Agriculture Knowledge Centre in Kanchanur district in May, 2020. Photo courtesy: Ganesh Ojha/Facebook

Pokhara Metropolitan City (PMC) of Kaski distributed agriculture equipment to farmers on subsidy. The metropolis also informed the farmers about the use of modern equipment.

Chief of Pokhara Agriculture Development Division Chief Manohar Kadariya informed that various equipment were distributed on 50 percent subsidy from the current fiscal year 2022/23 budget.

The metropolis provided 261 hand tractors, 62 combined mills, six thrashers, 108 grass cutters, 30 power spray, six oil crusher machines and 29 other machinery.

Acting on the demands of farmers of 25 wards, the Agriculture Division arranged and distributed the equipment.

PMC Mayor Dhanraj Acharya shared that the metropolis distributed the equipment to the farmers on subsidy to increase production and reduce costs by using machines in the agriculture sector. He stressed the need of maximizing the use of machines, commercialization and marketization in agriculture.

It would help us save our time and costs, said Jyoti Gurung, a farmer of Pokhara metropolis-33, who received a hand tractor on subsidy.


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