DAE Additional Director, Sylhet division, Krishna Chandra Hore was present on the occasion as the chief guest, while Deputy Director Md Abul Hashem presided over it.
Project Director of the project ‘Raising Crop Intensity in Sylhet Region’ Md. Wahiduzzaman attended as the special guest.
Speakers, including agriculture scientists, farmers and officials, have laid emphasis on adopting modern technology in agriculture sector to enhance the production in Sylhet Division.
Shofiquzzaman, Rashida Akther, Abdul Ahad Shahin, Delwar Hossain, Tanjina Akther, Aminul Islam Also Spoke
The Speakers said, the government has already taken up programme to ensure quality seeds, setting demonstration plots, organising field day, training for farmers and agriculture officials at grassroots level with a view to raising the crops’ yield all over the country.
Besides, engaging womenfolk in the process of farming, harvesting, storing and preservation of seeds would help much achieving the goal, the event was told.
The farmers at all levels should be motivated for selecting high yielding varieties of onion, mustard, sunflower and lentil, the speakers said, adding, besides we need monitoring of the whole process of farming.