Agri dept holds celebrations at Lalmandi

Srinagar: Department of Agriculture today celebrated International Women’s Day. Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal inaugurated the function held here at Agriculture Complex Lalmandi Srinagar.
Speaking on the Inaugural session, Director Agriculture said that the main aim and purpose to mark this day is to celebrate and acknowledge the crucial role that women play in ensuring the sustainability of Agriculture sector.
Director Agriculture said it is the fact that sound administration within the domestic field is impossible without a unified policy and the women is given due respect in this regard. He said that women empowerment can change the whole world and we should recognize the achievements of women in every sphere of life.
Director said the Department is making all efforts for accelerating women equality and empowering women for greater responsibility, he further added today’s women are self reliant and are well aware of their strength and abilities.
During the program Joint Director Agriculture Inputs /Marketing/PHM Amir ud Din Andrabi said lets honour the power of women and it is she who brings life. Every women is special no matter whether she works at home or office.
Joint Director Seeds, Pesticides & Fertilizers Mohammad Iqbal Khan highlighted the role of women in day to day life and said that women is multi tasking a great wife, mother, sister and capable of handling both her job and house hold activities incredibly.
Asifa Nabi Apiculture Development Officer Srinagar, Mushroom Research Officer Farzana Tabasum, Nazia Ashraf, Qazi Gowher and other women participants also threw light on the topic and thanked Director Agriculture for organizing International Women’s Day for acknowledging their achievements.

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