Kissan Mela held at Anantnag

ANANTNAG: To acquaint farmers with latest tools and technology to increase production and quality production, a Kissan Mela cum district level exhibition of modern machinery was on Tuesday held at Dak Banglow Khanabal.
The Kissan Mela was organised by Department of Agriculture in collaboration with allied departments including fisheries, sericulture, sheep husbandry, animal husbandry, mushroom development department, soil conservation and apiculture development departments.
District Development Commissioner, Anantnag Muneer-ul-Islam who was chief guest on this occasion visited different stalls installed by Agriculture & other allied departments depicting the high yield hybrid seed varieties and latest machinery to be utilized for various farming related activities.
DC Kulgam tightens noose on dealers hoarding fertilizers
KULGAM: Acting on the complaints of farmers of District Kulgam regarding the sale of spurious fertilizers and availability of spray oil, a task force team comprising of officers of Agriculture and Horticulture Department has been constituted for effective monitoring and hassle free availability of sale of fertilizers and oil spray in the district.
Chairing a meeting of Agriculture and Horticulture officers, Deputy Commissioner Kulgam Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah directed the officers to keep a strict vigil over the sale and availability of fertilizers and oil spray. He enjoined upon the dealers that there should be no hoarding and black-marketing of the fertilizers and agri oil. He said adequate arrangements have been put in place to keep available abundant stock of fertilizers and agriculture oil hassle free in the district.