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Thursday, 15 October 2020

Seven farmers honoured for not burning stubble

Mohali, October 14

Seven farmers of Badanpur village, who did not indulge in stubble burning, were today honoured by the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Association. An awareness camp was organised by the department at Badanpur in Kharar block to curb the trend of burning straw in fields.

Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development) Rajiv Kumar Gupta handed over certificates of appreciation to seven farmers of Badanpur village, who managed the straw with machinery for the last five years and did not indulge in burning the crop residue.

Addressing farmers, Gupta said , "The district administration is providing machinery to farmers on subsidised rates for stubble management." — TNS

from The Tribune

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