FMCL IN­TRO­DUCE FOUR VA­RI­ETIES OF RICE

Business Bhutan - - Business -

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.

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