Preserving water resources a fundamental duty: Dir Agriculture Kashmir
Srinagar : To highlight the importance of available water resources and to strategise the optimum and most effective use of water resources for the irrigation purposes and other agricultural activities, a training programme under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Seenchayee Yojana (PMKSY) was held at Mujgund Srinagar.
While interacting with the farmers, Director Agriculture Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal who was present in the programme as Chief Guest said that preservation and conservation of water resources and the scientific use of every drop of water should be taken as a fundamental duty. He said that our water resources are already under stress therefore we must ensure that the water available for irrigation purpose should be used in a most productive manner.
Earlier, Agriculture Extension Officer Qamarwari Dr. Fayaz Ahmad Illahi, gave a brief presentation of the activities under PMKSY that are being executed in the high potential vegetable producing area of Mujgund and adjacent villages. He highlighted the importance of PMKSY under the present agricultural scenario.
A large number of farmers were present in the day long training programme.
The Director was accompanied by Chief Agriculture Officer Srinagar Mohammad Younis Chowdhary and other senior officers.