Principal Secretary, Animal & Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Department, Navin Kumar Choudhary Tuesday chaired a meeting of senior officers of various departments to review their functioning.
While addressing the meeting, the Principal Secretary said Agriculture was the backbone of the Indian economy and issues faced by farmers need to be looked into and resolved on priority basis.
He directed for uploading a detailed list of beneficiary farmers who have benefitted under various centrally sponsored schemes of various departments. He also stressed upon them to ensure that equal benefit was provided to farmers of both divisions of Jammu and Kashmir.
Choudhary directed HoDs of Sheep Husbandry of both the divisions to ensure proper advisories to poultry shops and also ensure maintenance of social distancing at these places.
He stressed on officers to boost organic farming in Jammu and Kashmir.