Staff Correspondent: In an effort to increase the production of Aman paddy, the government has taken a decision to provide Tk 33.20 crore incentive to 4.90 lakh to small and marginal farmers across the country, said the Agriculture Ministry.
Under the scheme, a farmer will get five kgs of seeds of high yielding (Ufshi) variety of T-Aman paddy, 10 kgs of DAP and MOP fertilizers free of cost, said a handout of the ministry.
The incentive is being given from the regular budget of and rehabilitation assistance and seeds sector of the Agriculture Ministry.
Already an order in this connection has been issued and the distribution of incentives will start soon in the field level.
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