Farm Mechanization Project of the agriculture ministry has held a regional workshop at the Fisheries Institute of Gopalganj on 20th February.
Farm Mechanization Project is a special project of TK3,020 crore undertaken by the government to promote farm mechanization, with the intention of solving the problem of shortages of labourers during the crop harvesting seasons.
ACI Motors, a leading agricultural machinery supplier of the country, working for the last 12 years to mechanize the agriculture sector of Bangladesh, displayed the Japanese Yanmar Combine Harvester along with other modern agricultural machinery such as Japanese rice and wheat cutting, threshing, cleaning and bagging machine Yanmar Combine Harvester and Yanmar Rice Transplanter and Yanmar Service Express Van at the workshop, said a press release.
The Express Van would provide on the spot service in Haor and other areas of the country.
Md Hasanujjaman Kallol, additional secretary to Agriculture Ministry, Srinibash Debnath, Director of Planning, Project Implementation and ICT Wing and, Md Benojir Alam, project director of Farm Mechanization Project at DAE were present at the workshop.