Govt focused on exploring agricultural potentiality: Agriculture Minister


BARDIBAS, Jan 28: Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakrapani Khanal Monday said that the federal government has focused on development projects and exploring agricultural potentiality.

“The government is at organized work to increase production through agricultural modernization. No lands remain barren onwards. Farmers’ efforts are needed in this regard,” he said at a program here. Minister Khanal was conducting a field inspection as part of a feasibility study to establish a wholesale agriculture bazaar and agriculture promotion centre at Krishnapur of Bardibas Municipality-6.

The government has announced to set up a wholesale agriculture bazaar each in all seven provinces. And work like the selection of potential places for the project and the making of a detailed project report have started, he said.

On the occasion, the local people complained with the minister that they lack irrigation and availability of seeds and fertilizers on time. In response, he assured them of managing these facilities. RSS