‘Development of agri-sector a key to improve farmer’s life’

Published On: December 20, 2021 02:35 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

DOTI, Dec 20: Sudurpaschim Province Chief Minister Trilochan Bhatta has said the development of the agricultural and livestock sector is essential to improve the living standard of farmers. 

Addressing a program organized in Dipayal, Chief Minister Bhatta insisted that the state should increase investment for the commercial development and promotion of this sector. He urged people to seek a career in agriculture within the country and become self-employed. 

On the occasion, Chief District Officer of Doti Shankar Bista said the agricultural sector could make a significant contribution to the economic prosperity and holistic development of the nation. 

“Let’s build a model agricultural village” program under the Chief Minister Integrated Agricultural and Livestock Development Program has been implemented in the district. According to Agricultural Development Director Yagya Raj Joshi, a noticeable progress has been achieved in the district’s agricultural sector through this program. 

The participants of the programme complained that projects in the districts are launched without assessing the real needs of farmers and they are facing the irrigation issue as well as shortage of market for agricultural products as major challenges in the occupation.  It may be noted that Doti is yet to be connected with the national road network. 


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