JAMMU: Principal Secretary, Horticulture, Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare, Navin Kumar Choudhary, today laid foundation stone for establishment of “Farmers Training Centre” at Maralian, R.S Pura.
Director Horticulture, Jammu, Ram Savak; Director Agriculture Kashmir Iqbal Choudhary, Director Agriculture, Jammu, K.K Sharma, Additional Secretary Horticulture Department, Jahangir Hashmi; Joint Director Horticulture, Jammu C.L Sharma, Chief Horticulture Officer, Jammu, S. Sarabjit Singh besides PRI members and farmers were present on the occasion.
Director Horticulture apprised the Principal Secretary of progress achieved under different schemes of the department, so far. He informed the farmers about the incentives available under various centrally and UT sponsored schemes of the department.
Director Agriculture educated the farmers of the area about the incentives being available under different schemes of the department. He called upon them to go for diversification of crops in their fields.