Farmers’ awareness camps held
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Mar 18: Agriculture Department organised Farmers Awareness Camps at Mawar Kangan, Charwni Charisharief and Batapora Beerwah.
At Mawar Kangan, Chief Agriculture Officer Ganderbal Sajad Ahmed Shah apprised the farmers about the schemes launched by department under centrally sponsored schemes and district plan.
He assured farmers timely supply of seeds and other inputs during ensuing Kharief season.
He said during the current year farmers of District Ganderbal purchased 275 Irrigation pump sets,11 Power tillers, 3 Tractors,72 Foot sprayers, 48 Polygreen houses.
He said 53 Vermicompost units were established for which Rs 56 lakh incentive was provided to farmers.
On this occasion Manager J&K Bank held detailed deliberations with farmers regarding Kissan Credit Cards and assured them the facility will be provided to them after they completed requisite formalities.
On the conclusion of the camp, 57 Polyfilms with Hybrid vegetable seed kits were distributed to 57 Panchyat Halqas for raising vegetable seedlings under protected cultivation.
At Charwni Charisharief, Sub Divisional Agriculture Officer Riyaz Ahmad Tibetbaqal advised farmers to adopt latest research tips from labs to boost agriculture production and side by side adopt Beekeeping, Mushroom, Vegetable and Flower cultivation.
At Batapora Beerwah, MLA Dr Muhammad Shafi lauded the role of agriculture department for organising farmers awareness camps, an official statement said.
Meanwhile farmer’s awareness camps were held at Arigam Khansahib, Nishat Srinagar and Abhama Pulwama.
Lastupdate on : Sun, 18 Mar 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 18 Mar 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 19 Mar 2012 00:00:00 IST
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