Ganderbal: In order to take stock of the availability of facilities for the smooth conduct of training on the Holistic Agriculture Development Plan at the panchayat level, a meeting of the officers of agriculture and allied departments was held today at Govt College for Physical Education, Gadoora wherein all the Sarpanchs of all Panchayats of district Ganderbal were taken on board.
The meeting was convened by District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Ganderbal/ District Nodal Officer, Farmers Orientation under HADP, Dr. Syed Mohammad Haider and the participating officers included Chief Horticulture Officer, Ganderbal, Abdul Hamid Bhat; Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, Ganderbal, Dr. Roohi Badakshi; Assistant Director Fisheries, Ganderbal, Dr. Salman Rauoof Chalkoo and District Agriculture Officer Ganderbal Farooq Ahmad Bhat among others.
The meeting started with a welcome note, wherein a presentation on the scope and importance of the Holistic Agriculture Development was deliberated upon by Dr. Nousheen Qadri, TO to DSHO Ganderbal.
The participating PRI members were sensitized about the project and their role in the successful implementation of the same. The venues for the farmers' orientation which will commence from 24 April were discussed in length and breadth with the participating PRIs.