Random distribution of grant, subsidy detrimental: Lawmakers

12/07/2018

Kathmandu, Dec. 7: Lawmakers have warned that the Prime Minister Agriculture Modernisation Project would fail if the grant and subsidy were distributed randomly and without centralising the lands.
They put forth their views at the meeting of the taskforce of the Agriculture, Cooperative and Natural Resource Committee held in Singha Durbar on Friday.
Addressing the event, lawmaker and former agriculture minister Haribol Gajurel suggested that the government made investment through cooperatives or company after integrating the lands.
Likewise, lawmaker Satya Narayan Sharma Khanal stressed the need for big companies to invest in agriculture to attract youths, and achieve sustainable agriculture development and get return accordingly.
Ghana Shyam Khatiwada emphasized the use of barren lands for sustainable agriculture development.
Other lawmakers like Suresh Chandra Das, Bhupendra Bahadur Thapa and Shantimaya Tamang Pakhrin underscored the need for plotting the lands for sustainable investment in agriculture. RSS

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