आइतवार, जेष्ठ १३, २०८१

Freed haliyas making good income from banana farming

Kanchanpur, Oct. 26: Freed Haliya (bonded plowmen) families of Krishnapur- 2 of Kanchanpur district have started banana farming by taking loans. Mina Sarki and Lalmati Sarki started this by taking loans from a village landlord at Rs. 2 percent annual interest rate. Meena took Rs. 30,000 and Lalmati Rs. 60,000. Both have been making Rs. 100,000 to Rs. 200,000 in mere six months. They have been doing this in five kattha and ten katthas of land respectively and have been able to pay back loan during the six month period. It was not sufficient for us for our livelihood when we grew cereals, but now we can easily manage from the banana farming, they said. -Krishi Weekly

प्रकाशित मिति: आइतवार, कार्तिक ९, २०७१