Lalbandi exports agricultural products worth over Rs 1 billion in seven months

SARLAHI: The Agriculture Wholesale Bazaar Management Committee has exported agricultural products worth over Rs 1 billion in seven months of the current fiscal year, 2022/23.

The Committee at Lalbandi Municipality-7 exported agricultural products worth Rs 1.06 billion between July 17, 2022 and February 12, 2023, said the Committee Manager Shambhu Ghimire.

The exported agricultural products include tomato, eggplant, black-eyed bean, bottle gourd, bitter gourd, cucumber, cauliflower, cabbage, sponge gourd, green bean, lady finger, radish, green chili, carrot, lamb’s quarter, pointed gourd, jackfruit, pumpkin, coriander, lemon, ginger, pea, onion and capsicum among others.

The agricultural products produced mostly in Lalbandi, Hariwan, Haripur and Ishworpur in Sarlahi district have been exported to the places outside the district including Sindhuli, Ramechhap, Kathmandu, Pokhara, Butwal, Bhairahawa, Narayangadh, Nepalgunj, Hetauda, Birgunj, Gaur, Janakpur, Siraha, Biratnagar and Ithari among others, said the committee chair Toran Bahadur Magar.

Meanwhile, the foundation stone has been laid for a six-room building belonging to the committee, which is under the purview of the federal government.

The project will be completed within the current fiscal year, said Magar. RSS


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