Khalti engages with the Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality to provide financial assistance to the farmers in the area in question.

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Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality, in collaboration with Nepal’s online payment service provider ‘Khalti,’ is providing agricultural meter tariffs and household electricity tariffs to approximately 4,500 farmer in its area who use electronic equipment for irrigation and agricultural purposes.

Tilathi’s farmers, who live in the southern-eastern portion of Saptari District, used to be heavily involved in agricultural, employing high-priced irrigation and farming equipment to do so. Now, under this scheme, Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality provides its farmers with an annual grant of Rs. 1,200 / – (Twelve Hundred) in addition to the payment of agricultural meter tariffs and electricity tariffs of Rs. 50 / – (Nepali Rupees fifty) as well as the payment of agricultural meter tariffs and electricity tariffs. A digital technology platform called ‘Khalti’ will be used to facilitate payment processing during the scheme’s deployment phase.

 

Satish Singh, the Mayor of Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality, stated, R0;This initiative is being implemented for the first time in the Rural Municipality and expected to help in the economic livelihood of all the farmers.” Farmers will benefit from such schemes in terms of economic growth as well. That is why such programs must be maintained, and I am looking forward to developing further programs of a similar in the future days.”

In a same vein, Binay Khadka, Chief Executive Officer of Khalti, stated, R0;We are extremely thrilled to work hand in hand with Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality to encourage the farmers.” We have also recommended that government agencies enhance the amount of money allocated to other subsidy schemes that benefit farmers.

Khalti has established itself as a young, popular, and forward-thinking brand in Nepal’s fintech market. As of right now, it has more than .0 million active users across the entire country. Users may recharge their phones and televisions, pay their internet bills, insurance premiums, government revenues, waste management bills, and purchase domestic flight tickets, among other things, using Khalti. Khalti can be obtained for free by visiting Khalti.com/app.

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