Kailali. Sudurpaschim Province Government has started protecting Raithane crop which is endangered in Sudurpaschim Province.
Raithane crops such as chinu, kaguno, phapar, millet, barley and tharu potato found in the state are in an endangered state, so the state government has initiated various programs to protect them. In the recent times, the demand for it has increased, and the farmers have joined the conservation campaign along with the state government.
Various programs have been started to protect Raithane crops which are endangered in various districts of Sudurpaschim Province. Raithane crops like chinu, kaguno, phapar, millet, barley and tharu potato found in the state are now endangered.
In the recent times, the demand for it has increased, and the farmers have joined the conservation campaign along with the state government. Kaviram Dangi, president of Biodiversity Cooperative Organization in Gara, Jorayal Rural Municipality of Doti, said that Raithane has gone ahead for the protection and marketing of crops.
In the state, the state government itself has started an initiative for Raithane crop protection. For the protection of the endangered Raithane crop, the government of the Far West Province is moving forward by including it in its policies and programs.
In addition to providing subsidies to farmers to produce Raithane crops, the provincial secretary of the Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives, who is working to ensure the market for the produced crops. Madan Singh Dhami said.
Subsidy programs for the production of millet, sugarcane, kagune, phapar, beans and potatoes are in operation for Raithani crop protection. Raithane crops produced have started to be produced in larger quantities than in the past.
Yagyaraj Joshi, director of the Sudurpaschim Province Agriculture Directorate, said that the Raithane crop protection programs are being implemented systematically while minimizing the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides.
Programs such as identification, growth, establishment of seed banks, exhibitions, hotels, training for homestay owners to prepare Raithane crops, biological diversity fair, understanding the importance of Raithane crops, marketing and subsidizing the purchase of agricultural machinery have been conducted by the state government.