Ramban: The 4th Phase of ongoing Farmers’ Orientation Programme ‘Kisan Sampark Abhiyan’ under the Holistic Agriculture Development Programme (HADP) concluded on Wednesday witnessing overwhelming response has been received from the farming community in all 11 blocks of the district Ramban .
Farmers of different sectors including Agriculture, horticulture, farming, dairy sector and poultry besides officers from Agriculture and allied department and PRIs attended the programme.
Over these days, the orientation training cum awareness camps witnessed the presence of a large number of stakeholders, who showed keen interest in learning about the projects of HADP and other Centrally Sponsored Schemes .
District Nodal Officer, Dr. Suhail Kawoosa informed that a total 1451 farmers were registered during the three day programme across 11 blocks of the district. He said that the programme is aimed at reaching out to farmers and educating them about the latest agricultural practices and technology.
Audiovisuals (AVs) aids were used to disseminate the information about different government sponsored schemes meant for the welfare of the farmers associated with Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry, Horticulture, Apiculture,Pisciculture, Sericulture etc.
People were made aware about the schemes in vogue in Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Sericulture, Sheep Husbandry ,Fisheries and Horticulture.
The resource persons from Agriculture and allied departments briefed the farmers regarding the schemes.
Thread bare discussions and Question Answer sessions were held in every panchayat.
Informative booklets in English Urdu and Hindi regarding the schemes of HADP were distributed among the participants.
Moreover, farmers were also made aware about Daksh Kisan (online learning portal for skill development) and Kisan Sathi (IT Dashboard) portals regarding the digitisation of various services/ schemes.
The PRI members present on the occasion lauded the efforts of the stakeholder departments for educating the farmers regarding the Holistic Agriculture Development Plan of their respective panchayats.
Deputy Commissioner, Ramban Mussarat Islam appreciated the efforts of all the stakeholder departments for successfully culminating the 4th phase of Farmer Orientation Programme ‘Kisan Sampark Abhiyan’ under the Holistic Agriculture Development Programme (HADP) across 11 blocks of the district. He also said that the Government has launched a number of schemes and programs for the welfare of the farmers and urged them to avail the benefits of the same.
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