FMCL INTRODUCE FOUR VARIETIES OF RICE
The Farm Machinery Corporation Limited (FMCL) introduced four varieties of rice in the market on Saturday. They are Ray Sata from Paro, Tan Tshri from Punakha, Spring Rice GB-1 from Sarpang and Khamti from Phuntshothang in Samdrup Jongkhar. This is FMCL’s first rice production and was aimed at enhancing rice self-sufficiency in the country. FMCL has over 400 acres of land leased for rice cultivation and over 469 farm workers. The corporation hopes to launch more farm products in the market to help achieve food self-sufficiency. Apart from rice, the corporation launched sesame oil from Nitchula in Dagana.