Kulgam: District Development Commissioner Kulgam on Thursday asked the fertilizer and pesticide dealers to maintain supply of quality fertilizers and pesticides to the farmers.
The commissioner was chairing a meeting of fertilizers and pesticides dealers of district Kulgam was convened in the meeting hall of Mini Secretariat Kulgam.
The meeting was attended by Chief Agricultural Officer Kulgam, District Law Enforcement Officer Kulgam, Nodal Officer Fertilizer Kulgam, District Agricultural Officer Kulgam, District Law Enforcement Inspector Kulgam and District Horticulture Development Officer Kulgam, besides fruit and agriculture growers of the district.
The DDC reviewed the stock position of the various fertilizers and pesticides in the district. The dealers present in the meeting were directed to maintain proper records of the stocks as per the provision of various Acts in vogue.
All the agencies associated with the monitoring of fertilizers and pesticides were also directed to keep vigil on the market so as to check the flow of spurious pesticides in the district.
He assured the growers that he will personally monitor with law enforcement agencies in tandem the marketing of these basic agricultural inputs to ensure that only quality fertilizers and pesticides are provided to the farmers.