“Hari Bendang Peringkat Jerlun” 2014 enlivened with 1500 visitors
1500 visitors came to “Hari Bendang Peringkat Jerlun” 2014 which held for 3 days 2 nights starting from 16th to 18thJanuary 2014.
“Hari Bendang Peringkat Jerlun” 2014 was held at Kampung Pida 3 ½ offered many activities for the visitors and locals alike, such as bendang run, seminar, health campaign, forum perdana, marhaban, 4×4 vehicles competition in the paddy fields and many more.
MADA’s Chairman also a Member of Parliament for Jerlun said, this program lead by Malaysia Agro-Entrepreneurs Club or Kelab Usahawan Tani Malaysia (KUAT) with cooperation from departments and agencies under Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry aimed to increase the spirits of reap season towards the community especially the farmers that work for agriculture.
Beside that, this program was held for the first time by KUAT is aimed to give motivation support and encouraged this group away from poverty.
In addition, MADA will also help the group in terms of counseling, financial, basic need such as oven and machine to improve their income besides just from paddy income.
He said these in a press conference after presented “Majlis Penutup Hari Bendan Peringkat Jerlun” and also delivered gift for the winner that participated in the program.
Among those who attended ceremony are Deputy General Manager MADA (Agriculture), Dato’ Haji Roslee bin Baharom and Deputy General Manager MADA (Technical), Ir. Hor Tek Lip, and also MADA’s officers.