93 percent paddy plantation over in Bagmati Province

Published On: August 31, 2023 07:20 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

MAKAWANPUR, Aug 31: Bagmati Province has recorded around 93 percent of monsoon paddy transplantation so far this year, said Anup Adhikari, the information officer at the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development of Bagmati provincial government.

In Nepal, the best time for paddy plantation is considered early June to mid-July. In the Kathmandu Valley (Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts), 100 percent paddy plantation has already been recorded, he said.

Meanwhile, the Ministry said a team would be deployed with assistance of local levels of all 13 districts of the province to test the acidity of the soil of arable land in the districts.


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