Director Agriculture, Kashmir visits Kapran, Verinag areas

 SRINAGAR, APRIL 30 (KNS): The Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal today visited Kapran, Veirinag areas and took stock of various agriculture activities in these areas


Speaking to the farmer  gatherings at different places, the Director Agriculture said that department is committed to the development of agriculture sector in the far flung areas of the valley. He said that department has already taken many initiatives for promotion of agriculture activities in the tribal areas of the Kashmir division.

He said that under Holistic Agriculture Development  Program special attention has been paid to the farmers of tribal and far off areas.

Chaudhry Iqbal said that department is working on a robust agriculture marketing policy wherein all the efforts are made to ensure that a wide range of marketing options are available to the farmers so that they could fetch maximum returns for their produce.

Director Agriculture expressed satisfaction and said that “Kashmir based Agriculture produce, commodities are now available at national and international markets. our agriculture produce is finding its place in new national and international markets and this is very encouraging, he added.

Director Agriculture highlighted the importance of organic cultivation during his visit to the different areas.

 He assured the farmers that the department is with them at every step of their journey to the success. He highlighted the importance of different organic crops in the area and asked the concerned officers to guide the farmers in this direction.(KNS) 

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