Solar powered irrigation pumps popular in Sadullahpur
Title: Solar powered irrigation pumps popular in Sadullahpur
Solar powered irrigation pumps popular in Sadullahpur ‘Solar power’ is now a common term to the farmers of Sadullahpur. Hassan Imam, a farmer’s son at Moheshbondi, Sadullahpur amazed villagers by inventing solar power irrigation pump all by himself at a very low cost. Farmers of Moheshbondi and nearby villages are now using this pump. Hassan Imam invested an amount of nearly $3700 for making this pump. The solar powered irrigation pump costs lesser than battery pumps. Staffs from Ministry of Agriculture visited Moheshbondi and noted requirements to make more such solar powered irrigation pumps. Story prepared by Quddus Alam, DrikNEWS Correspondent, Gaibandha, February 2015.