NABARD launches Farmer’s Club in Bandipora

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BANDIPORA: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)on Thursday launched Farmer’s Club in district Bandipora.
District Development Manager NABARD Zubair Wasil on the occasion briefed the audience about Farmer’s Club.
He said the objective of establishing of Farmer’s Club was to encourage farmers to work with each other and with other groups to develop appropriate technologies and solutions to the problems of the farming sector, and to increase the income of the farmers so that a goal of achieving “Doubling of Farmer’s Income” will be achieved by 2022.
These clubs would coordinate with banks to ensure credit flow among its members and forge better bank borrower relationship, conduct extension programmes, liaison with input supplier to purchase bulk inputs on behalf of members and organise joint activities like value addition, processing and collective farm produce marketing for the benefits of members.