Nepal online patrika , kathmandu | Kalimati Fruit and Vegetable Market Development Committee has distributed vegetable seeds to the farmers of Mahankal rural municipality under Lalitpur district. The committee has distributed Bhaktapur local cucumbers, local Banda seeds and crates in the post-harvest practice improvement, market relationship development and Kalimati market relationship program with farmers located in Rural Municipality-3.
Crates containing 100,000 worth of cucumbers, seeds and 100 vegetables have been distributed to 6 cooperatives under the municipality. Executive director of the committee. Mahadev Prasad Paudel claimed that it was the first time that a Kalimati market-type program was conducted with farmers. Crates containing cucumbers, seeds and vegetables have been distributed to encourage farmers to produce vegetables, he said.
There is 20 to 25 percent loss in crop production. Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development Dr. Gobind Prasad Sharma said.