Kapilvastu, Nepal: Agricultural materials have been handed over to farmers in Shivaraj Municipality of Kapilvastu. Ward Chairperson Teklal Sapkot said that 49 farmers of Ward No. 3 of Shivaraj Municipality have been handed over hay cutting machine, 6 paddy cutting machines and 3 water pumping motors to 58 farmers.
The materials were handed over with a budget of NRs. 500,000 allocated under the ward’s annual program, said Ward Chairman Sapkota.
Chief of the Shivraj Municipality, Netra Raj Adhikari, said that the agricultural programs have been conducted effectively as the farmers have an important role to play for a prosperous city.
He thanked the chairman for allocating budget to encourage the farmers and urged the farmers to make proper use of agricultural inputs.
The official said that the profession would be easier as the money of the city and the farmers themselves would be combined.
According to the ward office, 60 percent of the ward and 40 percent of the farmers have been handed over agricultural products with an investment of NRs. 833,000.
Ram Abatar Chaudhary
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