November 12, 2020

Director Agri (K) reviews Agriculture Sector in District Pulwama

‘Stress laid on involve young, fresh minds for branding spl products for promotion of agriculture’

Pulwama: To review the various activities performed by the Department in Agriculture and the status of the centrally sponsored schemes a district level meeting was held under the chairmanship of Director Agriculture Kashmir Altaf Aijaz Andrabi. Speaking on the occasion, Director emphasized upon the officers to put in force all the professional capabilities and transfer the latest technologies and innovations to the farmers for making agriculture more profitable and glamorous. Andrabi directed Chief Agriculture Officer Pulwama to aware farmers regarding the latest farming trends in all the sub divisions of district for maximum outreach to the farming community and emphasized for taking all necessary steps for doubling the farmers’ income by 2022. While interacting with the field functionaries, Director Agriculture stressed that vegetable production can be adopted for commercial purposes besides fulfilling the domestic requirement and to take up high value crops need to be promoted on priority which will prove to be money spinner for the farming community. Andrabi instructed the officers for involving young and fresh minds for branding of special products for promotion of agriculture sector and train them regarding the latest techniques, marketing trends, so that they can
compete in national agriculture market for earning their livelihood with dignity from this sector. Earlier Chief Agriculture Officer Pulwama apprised Director regarding major achievements under National Saffron Mission and some prestigious projects being implemented in district. The meeting was also attended by Joint Director Inputs Amir-ud-Din Andrabi, Chief Agriculture Officer, Mohammad Qasim Gani and other senior officers of the Department.

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