IN PHOTOS: 19th National Paddy Day and Plantation Festival celebration at National Agronomy Research Center
June 29, 2022 04:30 PM NPT
By: Bijaya Rai
KATHMANDU, June 29: The 19th National Paddy Day and Plantation Festival has been celebrated on the premises of the National Agronomy Research Center in Khumaltar.
Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development, Mahindra Raya Yadav inaugurated the festival by planting paddy with a machine in the main function organized under the slogan 'Utilization of Biodiversity in Paddy Crops, Support to Import Substitution'.
Minister Yadav planted 12 lines of paddy using a rice transplanter made in China.
Other farmers planted paddy with their hands. Here are some photos of the function: