DAO, Thoubal commences urea distribution to farmers

Our Correspondent
THOUBAL, Jul 14 : District Agriculture Officer, Thoubal has commenced distribution of urea to farmers of Kakching and Thoubal beginning today.
It may be noted that only those farmers who have submitted the necessary paperwork at District Agriculture Office Thoubal are eligible to receive the subsidized urea.
Speaking to this reporter, N Joykumar, DAO Thoubal, said that 15,000 farmers from Thoubal and 8,000 farmers from Kakching have applied for subsidized urea. Altogether, 64,000 bags of urea are needed to meet their requirements, he added.
 Further, he said that they received a positive response from  the Director of Agriculture Department upon making the request to fulfil this stock requirement.
Currently, the office has two days worth of urea stock for distribution to farmers of Kakching and Thoubal, he stated.