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Netherlands to cooperate with Haryana varsity in paddy stubble management

Press Trust of India  |  Hisar 

The will cooperate with Agricultural University (HAU) here in its efforts for management of paddy stubble.

A four-member delegation led by Siebe Schuur, for Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality from the Embassy of the in India, called on K P Singh here on Monday, a statement said.

assured the university to support its efforts being made for management of crop residue, particularly, paddy straw.

He said companies of the are eager to invest in in projects related to the management of paddy straw.

A large number of farmers burn the paddy straw which creates the problem of environmental pollution.

is working for providing simple and economical options to farmers for safeguarding the as well as management of paddy straw, the said.

The University has also got a project worth Rs 4 crore from the (ICAR) to develop for and popularize the available methods and among the farmers.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 22:30 IST