Srinagar: Joint Director Agriculture (inputs) Kashmir Farooq Ahmad Bhat on Wednesday inaugurated training programme (on Development of fodder resources) under holistic development of agriculture in the UT of J&K.

While addressing the participants of the training programme, the JD Agriculture highlighted the importance of fodder crop to the overall development of agriculture sector. He said because of the varied agro-climatic and soil conditions there is enormous potential for the cultivation of fodder crops and development of fodder resources in the region. He said the department has already taken many initiatives for the promotion of fodder cultivation in different district of Kashmir division wherein the latest technologies in this field are made available to the concerned farmers.

The Joint Director Agriculture said that under the holistic document special focus has been shifted towards the fodder cultivation. He asked the participants to ensure maximum awareness of various programmes among the farmers so that the said targets under different programmes could be achieved.

He asked the concerned officers of allied departments to work in coordination for the successful implementation of projects under holistic development of agriculture and allied sectors. Threadbare discussions were held on various aspects of today’s training programme and various ideas and suggestions were put forward by the participants from the allied departments. Besides Joint Director Apiculture and Mushroom Tabssum Naz, Senior Officers of agriculture and allied departments were present in the training programme.

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