BARAMULLA: District Development Commissioner, Baramulla, Yasha Mudgal on Thursday inaugurated Kissan machinery cum awareness Mela at Dak Bungalow Baramulla. The camp aimed at acquainting farmers of the district regarding latest techniques and technologies that can be utilised to enhance productivity in the sector.
Speaking on the occasion, Yasha Mudgal said, “Cultivation of High Yielding Varieties (HYV) should be enhanced and encouraged. Apart from using latest farming technologies, farmers should necessarily conduct soil testing of their farm lands, so that the cultivation of suitable varieties is made possible.”
While highlighting the importance of conducting awareness camp for farmers, the DDC stressed upon agriculture department to increase the frequency of conducting such awareness camps so that the farmers are made aware about the recent developments in the farming sector.
The Kissan Machinery Mela cum awareness program was organised by the Department of Agriculture in collaboration with various allied departments.