Monsoon paddy harvested in Rakhine State by Agricultural Mechanization Department

MoALI Rakhine News 21 12 2017 Page 4 copy
Harvesting paddy in the field in Rakhine State. Photo: MNA

Areas of Rakhine State that were affected by terrorist attacks were facing difficulties in harvesting monsoon rice, prompting the Agricultural Mechanisation Department to deploy harvesters.
A total of 8,043 acres in Myothugyi, Ohntaw, Kanpu, Kyaungtaung, Alethankyaw, Nwayonetaung, Wah Cha, Tandar, Myinloat Kyikanpyin, Thihokyaung, U Daung, Laungdon, Aung Sit Pyi, Sabaegone, Thapyaytaw, Zawmatat, Dohtan, Yawthitkay, Kyaukpadu, Tat U Chaung, Duchiyarton, Thayaygonton, Thawanchaung, Ngkuya, Indin, Thinbawgwe, Kanyinton, Nyaungchaung, Natchaung, Thatkinehnar, Panyaungpingyi and Pantaungbyin villages in Maungtaw township were harvested from 26 October to 20 December. Rice fields in seven village groups of Sittway such as Chaungnwe, Partalat, Thinganet, Kywitay, Kankawkyoung, Mingan and Naryeekan villages were reaped with machineries and it is learnt from the Department of Mechanized Farming that an estimated 522 acres were finished from 30 October to 20 December.
Similarly, 881 acres in Pyahla, Hsinyoshae, Myatyeikkyoung, Gwasone, LayHnyinthar, Youtchaung, Ahlaezay, Theinnyo and Kanzauk villages from Mrauk U Township were harvested from 5 November to 20 December. Also, 506 acres in Htaungshae, Kinseik, Mawywa, Pharpyaw, Taung Thaik, Ngapukwa, Winzar, Nayan and Ngarpaechaung villages, and U Soe Tint ward from Minbya Township were harvested from 7 November to 20 December, it is learnt. A further 610 acres in Phonenar, Lanmadaw, Daungtawyoe, Kardi, Saphothar, Ahpoukwa and Garpu villages from Kyauktaw Township were harvested from 8 November to 20 December while 298 acres in Chinkharlein and Khotone villages from Yathittaung Township was harvested from 8 November to 6 December. And 96 acres in Thapyuchaung village from Buthidaung township was harvested from 10 November to 20 December. While 20 acres in Ngapyaukhsae village in Phonnarkyoung Township, from 17 to 20 December. Also, a total of 8 acres in Laungchaung village in Kyaukpyu Township was harvested from 19 to 20 December, it is learnt.

Share this post
Hot News
Hot News