House issues special directive to the government for timely supply of chemical fertilizer

Published On: June 13, 2022 08:55 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, June 13: Lawmakers have drawn attention of the government to provide chemical fertilizers to farmers in an accessible way. 

In today's meeting of the House of Representatives, the lawmakers asked the government to apply all possible measures to provide chemical fertilizer to the farmers. 

Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota said chemical fertilizer is necessary to increase agricultural production, adding that serious attention of the HoR was drawn to the unavailability of the chemical fertilizer at the time of paddy plantation.  

The directive reads, "The HoR meeting directs the Government of Nepal to ensure availability of chemical fertilizer to farmers to resolve the problems of the agriculture sector that contributes around 25 percent in the country’s GDP."


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