Srinagar: In line with PM’s vision for farmer welfare and boosting their income, Farmers from District Srinagar attended Prime Ministers Outreach programme on Natural Farming as a part of Pre-Vibrant Gujarat Summit through virtual mode from Directorate of Agriculture Kashmir. A large number of farmers were present on the occasion who were enthusiastically listening the Prime Ministers address. It will be in place to mention that the government has been driven by the Prime Minister’s vision for farmer welfare and is committed towards ensuring an increase in productivity, so that farmers are able to maximize their Agri-potential. Government has initiated several measures to transform agriculture and increase farmers’ income. Efforts are underway to promote and support initiatives leading to sustainability of the system, cost reduction, market access and better value realization to farmers.
Today’s programme at Directorate of Agriculture was organised by Chief Agriculture Officer, Srinagar. Besides a large gathering of progressive farmers the virtual programme was attended by Joint Director Agriculture Inputs Farooq Ahmad Bhat, Joint Director Apiculture & Mushrooms Mohammad Syed Peer, Chief Agriculture Officer, Srinagar Mohammad Younis Chowdhary and other officers & officials of the district.
Similar programmes were held in all the district of the Kashmir valley through virtual mode.