Even on the time of promoting farmers’ paddy, it couldn’t be offered on the help value decided by the federal government. In the district, rice is being purchased and offered voluntarily by fixing the value with the settlement of farmers and merchants.
Bimal Chaudhary of Ghorahi sub-metropolitan city-6 has cultivated paddy on two bigha land. His supply of revenue is farming.
Last 12 months, coarse paddy was offered at Rs 2,200 per quintal. He stated that he offered 20 quintals of paddy on the similar value this 12 months as nicely. Chowdhury stated that merchants had been compelled to promote rice on the mounted value as a consequence of lack of house to retailer it at dwelling.
“You have to purchase costly fertilizers and seeds, but when you aren’t getting the help value for rice, it looks like the funding is wasted,” he stated.
Similarly, Suraj Choudhary of Lamhi Municipality-5 stated that medium paddy was offered to native merchants at Rs 2,100 per quintal.
He stated that as a consequence of lack of well timed rainfall and well timed availability of fertilizers, despite the fact that the rice manufacturing was not good this 12 months, they may not get a very good value for promoting it. He complained that the funding went away as he didn’t get the value in accordance with the product.
Madan Adhikari, supervisor of the mill, stated that Kachapati Rice Mill situated in Lamhi Municipality-5 bought coarse paddy at Rs 2,100 per quintal and high quality paddy at Rs 2,500 per quintal this 12 months.
He stated that because the mill buys paddy and makes rice and sells it, it isn’t potential to provide the value set by the federal government. Last November 16, the assembly of the Council of Ministers mounted the help value of paddy for the financial 12 months 2079-80. The value of coarse paddy has been set at Rs 2,967 per quintal. This value is Rs 215 greater than final 12 months.
Similarly, the value of medium paddy has been set at Rs 3,128 per quintal. This value is greater than Rs 226 in comparison with final 12 months. The authorities had mounted the help value of paddy for the comfort of the farmers. But the farmers of Dang complained that they didn’t get the help value set by the federal government.
Farmers complain that they’re going through problems as a result of arbitrariness of merchants. Although the value set by the federal authorities shall be authorised within the district, no determination has been made but. Due to non-fixation of rice costs, farmers haven’t been in a position to get the value of rice set by the federal government.
Food Management and Trade Company Limited Tulsipur has not been in a position to buy paddy since final years. Tilak Sunar, head of Tulsipur department, stated that they may not buy paddy as a consequence of lack of bodily infrastructure and lack of manpower.
There are solely two godowns that may retailer 5 thousand quintals of paddy. There is rice in it. He stated that there was an issue in buying paddy as a consequence of lack of infrastructure.
According to the statistics of Krishi Gyan Kendra Dang, 179,000 metric tons of rice have been produced in 38,497 hectares of rice cultivation. According to Umeshchandra Shrestha, Agricultural Economist of Krishi Gyan Kendra, the world underneath paddy cultivation this 12 months is 787 hectares greater than final 12 months.