Srinagar: Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal Wednesday paid a visit to Seed Multiplication Farm Padgampora to assess the present status of the crop.
While interacting Director Agriculture impressed upon the officers and the field functionaries of the Seed Multiplication Farm that all the efforts should be made to maximise the production and productivity of the farm, so that more and more farmers could have access to the quality seeds of different crops at affordable prices.
Chowdhary said that one of the biggest challenges is ensuring a wider distribution of quality seeds and the department is working tirelessly for the desirable results.
Director said that a good quality seed is the foundation for the successful cultivation of a crop. Director expressed satisfaction over the working of the Farm Management and asked them to keep the momentum till the seeds are harvested, packed and despatched to the farming community.
The Director was briefed by Manager Seed Multiplication Farm Padgampora, Aijaz Ahmad Dar regarding various developmental activities and latest technological initiatives taken up to boost the quality seed production at the farm.
Manager SM Farm Padgampora Aijaz Ahmad Dar besides officers and Officials of the Farm were also present on the occasion.