Staff Reporter, OnushondhanNews :

Combine harvester machines have been distributed among the farmers in Dhunat Upazila of Bogra at half the subsidized price under the government agricultural development assistance program. Dhunat Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Sanjay Kumar Mahanta handed over 3 out of 5 machines allotted at Dhunat Central Shaheed Minar premises on Tuesday afternoon.

Dhunat Upazila Agriculture Officer Mashidul Haque was present at the distribution ceremony, Upazila Animal Resources Officer. Saiful Islam, Rural Development Officer Zahidul Anwar, Upazila Fisheries Officer Mirza Omar Farooq, Project Implementation Officer Abdul Alim, Dhunat Upazila Awami League Vice President Golam Sobahan, Organizing Secretary Shariful Islam Khan, Deputy Assistant Plant Protection Officer Arifur Rahman, Deputy Assistant Agriculture officers Jewel Hossain, Sajedul Karim, Shahinur Islam, Tahera Khatun, Abu Taher, Rasheduzzaman and others.

It may be mentioned that 48 farmers had applied for combine harvester machine at half subsidized price under the government agricultural development assistance program in Dhunat Upazila. Among them, the names of 5 farmers were finalized through the lottery. The combine harvester was handed over to Abu Sama Akand, a farmer from Kashiyahata village in the Mathurapur union, Khalilur Rahman, a farmer from Pipulbaria village in Gopalnagar union, and Shafiqul Islam from Char village in Degree on Tuesday.