Baramulla : The Director Agriculture Kashmir (Controller Insecticides), Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal on Wednesday took stock of supply/stock position of different insecticides, pesticides and fertilizers during an interactive meeting with the Insecticide, pesticide, fertilizer dealers, concerned officers of the department and other stakeholders at DakBanglow, here.
Speaking on the occasion, the Director appreciated the efforts by the concerned wing of the department for their role to prevent the movement of spurious and nonstandard insecticides, pesticides and fertilizers into the valley.
He said serving the interests of the farming community is our top priority and by successfully curbing the menace of spurious pesticides, fertilizers in the valley, we are actually ensuring the financial security of our farming community to a very large extent.
Director was apprised by the concerned officers and the representatives of the insecticides, pesticides, fertilizer companies regarding the stock and supply position of different inputs (insecticides, pesticides, fertilizers). A number of related issues were also discussed during the meeting.
Earlier, the Director visited Agriculture Engineering Workshop SangramaSopore and took stock of the manufacturing of different agricultural implements, quality of material being used and other related activities. He interacted with the staff of the workshop and impressed upon the concerned to ensure that the quality material is used during the manufacturing of different implements.