Myagdi,10 Nov 2014: Paddy production is expected to go up by five per cent this year in the district, thanks to adequate rainfall, said the District Agriculture Development Office, Myagdi.
Factors as timely availability of fertilizers, no occurrence of the natural disasters in the region during the monsoon, availability of advanced seeds, among others have played supportive roles to the increase in the rice production, said Basanta Kumar Shrestha senior officer at the District Agriculture Office.
As much as 12, 684 metric tonnes of rice has been expected to be produced this year as it was produced 120, 60 metric tonnes last year.
This year, rice has been planted in the area spanning 3,895 hectares.
Jyamrungkot, Ratnechaur, Singa, Babiyachaur, Darbang, Takam, Ghatan, Paplekhet, Pulachaur, Rakhupiple, Maouwaphant and Bhagwati are considered as the pocket areas of the paddy production.