AP&FWD Kashmir conducts Public outreach program in far flung area of Gurez Bandipora

Successful implementation of CSS\key to a developed agriculture sector/ Director Agriculture Kashmir

Gurez: In a series of new initiatives taken by Agriculture Production & Farmer’s Welfare Department Kashmir Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal along with his team of officers visited a number of remote villages of Gurez to have an outreach to the poor farming community and to make them aware about the benefits of various centrally sponsored schemes presently being implemented in the UT of JK.
While addressing the public gathering at various places in these areas, Director Agriculture said the successful and effective implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes in these far flung areas will lead to a developed and prosperous agriculture sector in future.
The agro climatic diversity of these areas makes them special and therefore a unique approach would be adopted to explore these conditions for crop production, he said and added.
Mr. Iqbal said that the Department is committed for the welfare of farming community, he asked concerned officers to work with utmost commitment and dedication for the upliftment of the farmers of these far flung areas.
During farmers darbar held at Tulail progressive farmers put forth their demands for which Director Agriculture issued orders for their timely redressal. On this occasion Director Agriculture Kashmir distributed farming implements and organic manure among progressive farmers of Tulail block of Gurez.
Chief Agriculture Officer Bandipora Rafiq Ahmad Kakru briefed Director Agriculture Kashmir about the overall scenario of agriculture in the district.
Director Agriculture Kashmir was accompanied by Joint Director Agriculture Inputs Farooq Ahmad Shah, Joint Director Agriculture Extension Mohammad Qasim Gani, District Development Councillor Block Tulail Aijaz Ahmad Khan, Deputy Director Law Enforcement Mohammad Younis Chowdhary, Estates Officer Waheed ur Rehman, Agriculture Information Officer Javeed Ahmad Shah, Chief Technical Officer Sheikh Farhan, representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions and other senior officers of the district.

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