December 13, 2017

Over 3,580 acres of paddies harvested in Maungtaw as of December

The Rakhine State Government announced yesterday that paddies in more than 3,580 fields belonging to farmers who fled to Bangladesh have been harvested to prevent waste.
The authorities formed a committee to harvest the ownerless rice, beginning the harvest on 28 October.
According to the committee, more than 168,350 baskets of paddy were collected from more than 3,580 fields in villages in Maungtaw Township. The paddy that has been harvested will be returned to the owners either in cash or in the form of paddy. The harvested rice has been systematically recorded with the following data: Owner’s name, plot number, quantity and moisture level (13 per cent). After recording thusly, the rice is bagged and stored in designated storage areas. The government personnel who are performing this task are from the AMD – Agriculture Mechanization Department. AMD personnel from Mandalay and Sagaing regions have been brought in to support the local AMD personnel.- UEHRD Information and Communications Office.— Myanmar News Agency

No.TownshipVillage-tractHarvested (acres)Yield
Total3580.96168351
1MaungtawKyaung Taung305.2914960
2MaungtawKan Poo360.214320
3MaungtawMyo Thu Gyi216.8611525
4MaungtawChain Khar Li194.818833
5MaungtawThan Dar122.746262
6MaungtawAlelthankyaw363.314842
7MaungtawHnwaryontaung153.197698
8MaungtawMyin Hlut513.7523809
9MaungtawKyikanpyin9.52570
10MaungtawThihokyun191038
11MaungtawU-daung150.027377
12MaungtawSanpalkon183.119141
13MaungtawLaungdon193.2510751
14MaungtawAungsitpyin218.7310756
15MaungtawWarcha341471
16MaungtawThapyaytaw280.2912089
17MaungtawDoetan12.6657
18MaungtawYwathitkay62.12800
19MaungtawZawmatat36.551440

Source: Rakhine State Government

 

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