बिहिबार, फाल्गुन १७, २०८०

Best Farmers Honoured

Khotang, Dec 16: Best farmers in the district have been honoured here amidst a function organized on the occasion of the sixth Peasants’ Day and the concluding session of a massive commercial competitive agriculture fair.The honoured farmers were, Ram Kumar Rai from Diktel-5, Devraj Rijal from Nerpa-6 and Kumar Shrestha from Lamidanda-5 in the district.They were provided each with Rs 5,000 and felicitations letter, for their contribution to the development of agriculture. Rai was honoured for vegetable farming while Shrestha for orange farming and Rijal for nursery, informed Shyam Prasad Rijal, senior agriculture development officer.Similarly, special honour was bestowed on Parkhan Bahadur Rai, who is known as the ‘father of cardamom’ in the district.

He hails from Banjhechyandanda-9.The best farmers were also given away the prizes from from Chief District Officer Govinda Sapkota and Local Development Officer, Mahendra Sapkota.Similarly, 47 other farmers standing in the first, second and third positions in the competitive fair were awarded on the occasion.The competitive fair was organized in a bid to further encourage farmers on agriculture and boost local economy and ensure quality health with local products.

प्रकाशित मिति: मङ्लबार, पुस १, २०७१