Nitish congratulates farmers for world record

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday congratulated two farmers of his native Nalanda district for producing a world-record potato of 729 quintal per hectare.

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
on Wednesday congratulated two farmers of his native Nalanda district
for producing a world-record potato of 729 quintal per hectare
by using bio-fertilizers.

Two farmers in Darveshpura village have set a world
record by producing 729 quintal potato per hectare this season
by using bio-fertizers to beat the previous world record of
535 quintal per hectare by a farmer in Holland, Kumar told the
assembly.

Earlier this year, some farmers of the same village
had produced a world-record paddy at 224 quintal per hectare
through Srividhi technique.

PTI