Best agricultural workers and entities selected

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ During its regular meeting on February 8, the Cabinet assessed documents regarding the best agricultural workers' reward sent from 21 provinces and the capital city to the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry on the basis of 75 criteria.

The Cabinet resolved to award the ‘State Leading Herder’ title to 103 herdsmen, ‘State Best Herder’ to 5 herdsmen, ‘State Leading Dairymaid’ to 5 dairymaids, ‘State Leading Farmer’ to 5 farmers, ‘State Foremost Agrarian Group’ to 12 agricultural entities and ‘State Foremost Agrarian’ to 21 people.

The state leading herders belong in an age range of 26-78, gave about 32 thousand heads of livestock to some 400 poor households for the last 3 years, and have supplied about 42 thousand heads of livestock to market. For the last 3 years, the herders earned MNT 18 billion, investing MNT 1 billion to animal husbandry industry. As for the state foremost agrarian entities, 11 of them work in wheat farming whereas 1 works in vegetable farming.

The herders, agrarians and dairymaids who have successfully fulfilled the requirements for the above titles will be presented with a medal, certificate, Mongolian Ger and other rewards before Lunar New Year which falls on February 27.