HOWRAGHAT, May 23: A high yielding paddy plantation programme was carried out at Centre Bazar under Howraghat ADO Circle on Wednesday.
Hybrid NK 5251 paddy sapling was transplanted in 12 bigha field of Sarkangthim Ronghang in scientific method under supervision of officials from the agriculture department. On the occasion a small meeting was held.
Member of Autonomous Council (MAC), Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) of Phuloni constituency Dorsing Ronghang encouraged the farmers to adopt modern technology in agriculture.
He said, “For more production scientific methods should be adopted. The farmers should also go for two crops annually instead of the present practice of having only one crop.”
Howraghat ADO Biswajit Rongpi, also urged the farmers to increase their production by adopting high yielding variety of crops.
The occasion was attended by farmers and Howraghat ADO Circle’s agriculture department officials.