DDC B’la flags off progressive farmers’ tour under ATMA

DDC B’la flags off progressive farmers’ tour under ATMA
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BARAMULLA: District Development Commissioner Baramulla, Nassir Ahmad Naqash on Sunday flagged off a group of progressive farmers on a tour under Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) scheme.
The tour aims at educating the farmers regarding the latest techniques of fish rearing and how to make it an income generating sector. The farmers will also be provided with information regarding various schemes under the fisheries department, an official handout read.
Among others, assistant director fisheries other officers and officials besides concerned farmers were present on the occasion.
On the occasion, the DDC said that farmers can contact the concerned department regarding taking benefit from various schemes of the department and technical expertise round-the-clock.
He stressed for availing benefits from the tour so that overall production and productivity is enhanced. Moreover, he emphasised for educating other farmers regarding benefits of such tours and farmer-friendly schemes, the handout added.