Paddy plantation completed across 97.89 % of arable land this season

KATHMANDU: Paddy plantation has been completed on 97.89 percent of 1.37 million hectares of agricultural land this season, as per the Department of Agriculture.

Data shows that farmers planted paddy on 1.342 million hectares of land as of Thursday. Last year, paddy plantation was done on 1.346 million hectares of land by the end of the season.

The government has set a target to produce six million tons of paddy this year, which is more than the last year’s yield of 5.62 million tons.

Fiscal Nepal |
Monday August 16, 2021, 03:22:56 PM |

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