Director Agriculture hold high-level meeting in Kulgam

Asks official to strengthen soil-testing laboratories in the district

Asks official to strengthen soil-testing laboratories in the district

Srinagar, Dec 12 (KNS): To discuss the performance, development and set future targets and objectives under CAPEX and CSSs, the Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today convened high level meeting at district Kulgam.

According to a statement, the meeting held threadbare discussion on progress under Soil Health Card scheme, KCC/ PM-KISSAN/ PM-KMY, registration of new FPOs vis-à-vis submission of DPRs, status of Kharif crops 2022 and implementation of road map adopted for supply of quality pesticides in the twin districts.

Speaking on the occasion, the director emphasised upon the Chief Agriculture Officers (CAOs) to compile the Basic Agriculture Data of their respective districts within the shortest possible time, so that the same can be used for the benefit of marginal as well as progressive farmers while devising future programmes.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel

He stressed upon them to strengthen the Soil Testing laboratories of their districts and achieve the cent percent target of soil testing under Soil Health Card Scheme.

He laid a special stress on bringing Hirpora village of Kulgam district on Agri Tourism, as this area has a lot of potential with regard to the agro climatic conditions, which in long run will help in bringing visitors to the villages and ultimately boost the economy of the area. (KNS)

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