Only 60 percent of paddy transplantation completed in Karnali

Published On: July 9, 2023 10:04 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

SURKHET, July 9: About 60 percent of paddy has been transplanted in Karnali province as of the first week of July.

Director of Karnali Province Agriculture Development Directorate Chitra Bahadur Rokaya said that 100 percent paddy transplantation has been completed in Dolpa. Likewise, 84.03 percent plantation has been carried out in Humla, 60 percent in Mugu, 70 percent in Salyan, and 60 percent in Rukum Paschim. 

In Dailekh, farmers are yet to transplant paddy even 50 percent of the paddy farms. Director Rokaya said that only 45 percent planting has been done in Dailekh so far.

In Jajarkot, 75 percent paddy transplantation has been completed while Jumla has seen 95 percent transplantation with only 55.5 percent in Surkhet so far. Paddy cultivation is being carried out on 48,133 hectares of land in Karnali province.


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