बिहिबार, भदौ २५, २०७७ मा प्रकाशित
By Amrit Prasad Poudel, Beni, Sept. 9: The apple farmers of Gharpajhong Rural Municipality-2 in Mustang district have been elated for their 50-year old dream to get irrigation for apples have now come true.
An irrigation project of Rs. 13.3 million budget of Gandaki State Government and the efforts of the locals has recently been completed, in less than two years of its commencement.
For the last 50 years, the farmers had been using canals and Dnur, a traditional irrigation material made by carving raw wooden pole, for the supply of water to the apple orchards spread in around 500 Ropanis of land. The water brought to the fields from four kilometers away through canals would not be enough to water the fields as much of it would be soaked on the way.
According to Dipak Lalchan, a local..