Kathmandu: Compared to last year, the paddy plantation has been delayed this year. According to the Department of Agriculture, only one million hectares have been planted so far this year.
Which is 76.44 percent of the total area under fertile land in the country. Paddy is planted in an area of 1.371 million 706 hectares across the country. In the corresponding period of the previous year, 81.85 percent of the total area under paddy was planted in an area of 1.119 million hectares.