Director Agriculture Kashmir continues Farmer outreach Programme in District Kupwara

Srinagar: Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal along with BDC Rajwar Mir Sulaiman today visited different areas of RaJwar block of district Kupwara.
While continuing the farmer outreach program, the Director visited different areas of zone zalchaldora, sub-division handwara and held interactive session with farmer gatherings.
While addressing a huge gathering of farmers, Director Agriculture reiterated the department’s commitment to work for the socio-economic transformation of the farming community of the region.
While addressing the meeting, Director Agriculture said that the UT government has approved 29 projects under holistic development of agriculture and allied sectors, and implementation of these projects would not only energize the agriculture sector but will also change the economic fortune of the farming community of the region. Director Agriculture impressed upon the officers to raise awareness regarding these approved projects among the farming community so that the desired results and targets could be achieved in an effective and time bound manner. He asked the officers to ensure that the benefit under these projects reaches every grass root level farmer. He asked the officers to put in all the efforts and work in coordination with the officers of allied sectors to address the issues related to primary as well as secondary agriculture.
A detailed discussion was held on issues raised by the farmers and PRI representatives of the area. Director Agriculture issued on spot instructions to the concerned officers for the redressal of various issues and to assure the farmers that their grievances would be addressed on priority basis.
Chowdhury Iqbal asked the concerned officer to work in coordination with district administration during the implementation of different initiatives at district level. He asked the officers to reach out to the farmers of far-flung areas and make them aware about the latest farmer centric technologies in the agriculture sector.
He asked the officers to work in collaboration with the representatives of Panchayat Raj institutions for the successful implementation of different schemes at grass root level.


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