Action against those leaving land uncultivated: Minister

Kavrepalanchowk- Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Banskota has warned of action against those leaving the arable land uncultivated.Inaugurating a new building of the reconstructed Radhakrishna Secondary School with the assistance of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) at Chapakhori of Temal rural municipality-7 in the district on Tuesday, Minister Baskota reiterated that government would not spare anyone leaving the land barren. Those leaving 100 ropani of land barren would be taken action according to him. “Land must be utilized for production,” he underscored, adding anyone utilizing land with farming and livestock could get loan from agriculture cooperatives.

He assured that the school would be equipped with technology. “We shall enable all community schools to cater computer education,” the Minister vowed. On a different note, Minister Banskota urged the local level government to allocate budget considering the budget allocated by the two upper tiers of government. “Let’s prioritize and develop a project that is sustainable and qualitative,” he said.

Speaking at the 62nd national cooperatives day function at Banepa today, the CIT Minister said the government is working with a target to achieve more than six per cent growth rate in the next three years. “The government makes huge investment in agriculture cooperatives directly linked with the people, hence we need to work in professionalization and modernization of agriculture.”

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