UDHAMPUR: District Development Commissioner (DDC), Udhampur Ravinder Kumar who is also the Chairman of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojna (PMKSY) on Tuesday approved an amount of Rs. 3331.45 lacs as annual action Planfor the year 2017-18 under PMKSY during a meeting of District Level Implementation Committee (DLIC).
DDC reviewed the physical and financial progress and urged all the stakeholders for greater cooperation and coordination for better and assured irrigation facilities to the farming community, an official handout read.
He stressed on water conservation and directed all the related departments to formulate the location-wise specific plan proposals by keeping in view the local needs of the area in particular and adopt the modern irrigation practices. He also laid emphasis on the micro irrigation approach of irrigation and directed the line departments to “focus more on techniques which save water”. Chief Agriculture Officer, Udhampur, N.K Dubey presented a detailed presentation of the physical and financial progress made by departments in the year 2016-17 and also presented the proposed action plan, it added.