Tanahun, May 26 : As high as 46 farmers at Chhimliswara village of Myagde Rural Municipality in Tanahun district have been given beehives to encourage them towards commercial beekeeping.
The beekeepers were provided bees along with hives in 90 per cent subsidy under the Rural Nutrition Security Programme.
The beekeepers were selected after their participation in training and orientation programme on beekeeping.
The programme is aimed at enhancing income generation and ensuring their robust economic condition.
In the recent months, the rural municipality has accorded its focus on subsidy in agriculture to attract more farmers in commercial farming.
Chief of District Coordination Committee Shantiraman Wagle, Senior Agricultural Development Officer of Agriculture Knowledge Centre Kul Prasad Tiwari and Vice-Chairperson of Myagde Rural Municipality Bal Krishna Ghimire were present on the occasion. (RSS)