TAman being cultivated in Manikganj

MANIKGANJ, The cultivation of TAman paddy is going on full swing in all seven upazilas of the district.

Most of the cultivators have already been completed the preparing of lands for transplantation of T Aman rice, Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) sources said.

A total of 8,260 hectares of land is being brought under the TAman

plantation in the district during the current season with a production target

of 20,307 tonnes of rice, they added.

Deputy Director of DAE Md Habibur Rahman Chowdhury said, The farmers have

intensified their efforts to prepare land for transplantation of TAman

rice.

Habibur Rahman said farmers as well as Barind Multipurpose Development

Authority (BMDA), Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation (BADC) and

their irrigation pumps are ready to supply adequate water for TAman rice

transplantation in case of less rainfall or droughtlike situation.

We have directed field level agriculture officials to provide necessary

assistances including technological supports to farmers for ensuring

successful cultivation of TAman rice in the district, Chowdhury said.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)