Spice Park for Saffron at Pampore on anvil
Kissan Melas to be organized at Panchayat level: Mir
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Mar 19: Government will hold a series of Kissan Melas and agriculture awareness camps at Panchayat level to educate farmers about modern farming techniques and provide them with better marketing opportunities.
A spice park would be developed at Pampore for providing marketing facilities to the Saffron growers.
This was stated by Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Hassan Mir in response to the questions asked by legislators Sajad Ahmed Kitchloo, M Y Tarigami, Sukhnandan, Jugal Kishore and Balwant Singh Mankotia to a question by Ashwani Sharma in Legislative Assembly here today.
He said the government has introduced a policy under which agriculture technocrats engaged on the pattern of Rehbar-e-Zirat would be regularized, an official statement said.
The Minister said that the government has taken several initiatives for promotion of agriculture production in the state.
He said farmers training camps, field school, kissan melas, kissan ghosthies, farmer- scientists interaction, exposure visits outside state, distribution of literature besides providing subsidies on agriculture inputs and equipments are some initiatives taken by the government for upliftment of farming community of the state.
He said that due care is being given for development of agriculture produce in Jammu district also. He said strict action would be taken against the concerned if any found involved for purchase and supply of substandard chemical fertilizers.
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