Bumper sugarcane production expected in RSML zones

Bumper sugarcane production expected in RSML zones

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A bumper production of sugarcane planted in 2014-15 season is expected at eight sub-zones of Rangpur Sugar Mills Limited (RSML) as the plants of the sugarcane have grown well on the land.According to mill sources, to run the mill properly and to turn it into a profitable firm in near future, the authorities concerned took many initiatives including high quality seed distribution, subsidy, and loan disbursement on easy terms for the growers.Besides, the officials and the staff of the mill conducted different motivational and monitoring programmes for the farmers of the mill zones during the plantation season to bring more land under sugarcane farming to attain the cherished goal.In response, about 5,000 farmers of the sub-zone areas of the mill have cultivated sugarcane on 3,882 acres of land in 2014-2015 plantation season and they are expecting a bumper yield.Zinnat Ali Prodhan, president of sugarcane growers’ association of the mill, said favorable climatic condition, timely supply of high quality seed, fertilizers, insecticides and other agri inputs and proper disbursement of subsidy and agri-loan to the growers are the main reasons behind the expectation of bumper production.Managing director of RSML Abdul Khaleque said about 77,640 tonnes of yield will be attained by crushing 60,000 tonnes of sugarcane during the 2015-2016 plantation season.Over Taka 22 lakh were disbursed to the growers as subsidy to encourage them to cultivate sugarcane on their respective land at mill zone area without economical troubles and also help them earn economical profit from the farming, he added. –BSS, Gaibandha

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