Agriculture investment crosses Tk 60,3,77 crore in 8-yr

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PV Desk : With a view to increasing production of crops and bringing agriculture inputs to the purchasing capacity of farmers, the government has invested Taka 60,377.418 crore in the last eight years.

“The Awami League led government has invested in agriculture sector particularly for farmers under various programmes across the country to increase production of different crops,” Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury said while talking to BSS here today.

With the government programmes, she said, farmers got encouragement to produce more crops and the production has increased during the tenure of the present government compared to the previous regime.

“We are giving incentives to farmers through bank accounts and cards as some of the crops got inattention,” she added.