Drive for direct sowing of paddy launched in Fatehgarh Sahib district
Fatehgarh Sahib, Could 22
Lakhvir Singh Rai, MLA, Fatehgarh Sahib, launched a marketing campaign for direct sowing of paddy from Khare village right this moment. He inaugurated the drive on the farm home of Pavitar Singh, a progressive farmer of Khare village. Officers of the Agriculture Division had been additionally current throughout the drive.
Talking on the event, the MLA mentioned the transfer initiated by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann was aimed to preserve and save scarce pure assets, underground water and atmosphere via the direct seeding of rice (DSR) know-how. “On this approach, paddy wants much less water for irrigation, improves percolation, reduces dependence on farm labour, improves soil well being, wants a lot pesticides, thus enhancing yield of each paddy and wheat by 5 to10 per cent,” the MLA mentioned.
“The atmosphere is getting polluted daily. Our pure assets have gotten risky. So, to avoid wasting them, all of us should rise above petty politics and unite for the trigger,” the MLA added. “Most crops ought to be planted to avoid wasting the atmosphere. Farmers shouldn’t burn the stubble to take care of the power of the land. The CM has introduced Rs 1,500 per acre incentive to farmers for sowing paddy via the DSR know-how,” the MLA mentioned.