RM 19.8 million allocated to the 11 thousand participants Rice Estate Project NKEA EPP 10 Season 2/2013.
Datuk Paduka Mukhriz bin Tun Dr Mahathir, Minister said the incentives given to the participants to pursue the cultivation of rice in the Muda area and also for Eid preparations that will arrive soon.
He added that it is one proof the approach that has been adopted from 1970 where MADA was founded during the reign of Abdul Razak yielded for agriculture as a whole, especially in the state of Kedah in general throughout the country.
He hoped that the farmers especially paddy farmers willing to change and also to accept the technology and design of commercial management and competitive.
He said this in a press conference after officiating Paddy Estate Project Incentive NKEA EPP 10 Season 2/2013 Ceremony on August 4, 2013 in the E-III, MADA, Ko `bah, Pendang, Kedah.
Also present in the ceremony were Kedah Assembly Speaker, Datuk Paduka Md. Rozai Shafian, Agriculture Agro-based Exco Datuk Suraya Yaacob and MADA Chairman, Dato ‘Haji Othman bin Aziz.