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Agriculturists’ role vital to achieve sustainable food security

RANGPUR, Experts of the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) have called upon the Agriculturists to play their due role for increasing crops production to achieve sustainable national food security.

They viewed this at concluding session of the threeday orientation

training organised by the DAE's regional office at its conference room on

Monday for newly appointed 30 agriculture extension officers of the 35th and

36th BCS (agriculture) cadre.

Earlier, Director of Field Service Wing (FSW) of the DAE Agriculturist

Dr Md Abdul Muyeed formally inaugurated the threeday orientation training

programme on Saturday as the chief guest.

Rangpur Regional Additional Director Agriculturist Md Shah Alam presided

over the inaugural function.

Director of the Training Wing of the DAE Agriculturist Nittya Ranjan

Biswas attended the concluding function as the chief guest with its Deputy

Director of the DAE at its Rangpur regional office Agriculturist Md

Moniruzzaman in the chair.

High officials and experts of regional and district level agriculture

departments and organisations addressed during the sessions of the training

programme.

Principal of Tazhat Agriculture Training Institute (ATI) Agriculturist

Mohammad Ali, Deputy Director of the DAE for Rangpur Agriculturist Dr Md

Sarwarul Alam addressed the concluding session as special guests.

The experts discussed on managements of fertilisers, seed, pesticides,

quarantine, plant protection, crop wings, seed certification agency,

agriculture information service and agricultural activities conducted by

different departments and organisations.

Agriculturist Nittya Ranjan Biswas called upon the newly appointed

agriculture extension officers for knowing about periphery of their works and

responsibilities, activities of different departments and organisations under

the Ministry of Agriculture.

Agriculturist Md Moniruzzaman suggested the newly appointed agriculture

extension officers for applying their academic knowledge as per requirements

and providing instant solutions to farmers for the agriculture related

problems at the field levels.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)