Shopian: Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal Friday visited Seed Multiplication Farm Allowpora Shopian and took stock of the Progress on the implementation of different programs in the Farm. He visited different sections of the Farm spread over an area of almost 1100 Kanal and reviewed the various interventions adopted there.
Speaking on the occasion Director Agriculture said that the departmental farms are the assets with the department and have an inevitable role to play amid the changing global agriculture scenario. Our immediate goal is to achieve the self-reliance in seed requirement of different Agricultural crops in the region and the departmental seed Multiplication Farms are the main resources to reach this ambitious goal, he added.
Director Agriculture asked the concerned officers/ the technical experts to work on a mission mode so that all the set targets for the current year could be reached successfully.
Director Agriculture was accompanied by Deputy Director Planning Mohammad Younis Chowdhary and other Senior officers of the Shopian District.