Ratnanagar Municipality distributes buffaloes in grant

Dainik Nepal Jun 27, 2023 | 8:44

Bharatpur: Ratnanagar Municipality of Chitwan has distributed buffaloes to the farmers in order to foster commercial livestock. Total 33 buffaloes were distributed at 50 percent grant to 16 farmers from ward no 3 in the municipality.

The buffaloes were provided in grant under the livestock reform programme. The milch buffaloes and other agricultural tools and medicines were distributed to the farmers, according to livestock development officer, Shaligram Poudel.

The municipality had launched buffalo pocket area with the assistance of federal government. A Sairam Livestock Group was formed for running the pocket area. As per the scheme, 16 farmers associated with the group are obliged to raise at least 100 buffaloes and produce 1,000 litres of milk a day.

The farmers interested in livestock have been excited to this scheme. Even other programmes including training to farmers have been launched by the municipality, according to Chief Administrative Officer at Ratnanagar Municipality, Chhabi Lal Subedi.


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