Srinagar: Director Agriculture Kashmir (Controller Insecticides) Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today held an interactive meeting with the Insecticide, pesticide, seed and fertilizer dealers of district Baramulla at Dak Banglow Baramulla.
Director was apprised by the concerned officers viz-e-viz the overall scenario, stock and supply position of different inputs including insecticides, pesticides fertilizers etc in the district.
Addressing the meeting Director Agriculture asked the stakeholders to ensure that only the quality/genuine inputs (insecticides/pesticides/fertilizers) is made available to the farming community. Chowdhary Iqbal said that the quality of an input plays a vital role in the overall success of an agriculture enterprise for a farmer/entrepreneur. Chowdhary Iqbal assured the participants of every possible support to curb the menace of unregistered insecticides/pesticides in the region.
Director Agriculture said that a coordinated approach among the stakeholders is must for upholding the interests of farming community of the region.
Deputy Director Law Enforcement Kashmir Javed Iqbal Samoon, Deputy Director Agriculture Central Kashmir Zaffer Ahmad Hakeem, Chief Agriculture Office Baramulla Yadwinder Singh, Plant Protection Officer Kashmir, Assistant Director Law Enforcement Feroz Ahmad Shapoo, President Fruit Growers Association Mr. Fayaz Ahmad, President Pesticide Association North Bashir Ahmad and other company representatives were present in the meeting.