House issues special directives to govt. for timely supply of chemical fertiliser

"The HoR meeting directs the Government of Nepal to ensure availability of chemical fertiliser to farmers to resolve the problems of agriculture sector that contributes around 25 per cent in the country’s GDP."


RSS (KATHMANDU, 13 June 2022) – Lawmakers have drawn attention of the government to provide chemical fertiliser to farmers in an accessible way.

In today’s meeting of the House of Representatives, the lawmakers asked the government to apply all possible measures to provide chemical fertiliser to the farmers.

Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota said chemical fertilizer is necessary to increase agricultural production, adding that serious attention of the HoR was drawn to the unavailability of the chemical fertiliser at the time of paddy plantation.

The directives reads, “The HoR meeting directs the Government of Nepal to ensure availability of chemical fertiliser to farmers to resolve the problems of agriculture sector that contributes around 25 per cent in the country’s GDP.”