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The Government of Jammu and Kashmir is giving prime importance to the farm sector and has introduced many changes on the ground.

Recently LG Manoj Sinha said that revival of traditional crops with market linkage support, GI tagging of local produce, high density plantation & allied activities have successfully brought prosperity for the farmers of Jammu and Kashmir.

Giving the contours of the news policy on the ground he said that various strategies are being adopted for promotion of allied enterprises such as dairy farming, apiculture, sericulture and food processing in augmenting farmers income to reduce losses & open greater opportunities for employment and entrepreneurship.

He recently inaugurated a Farmers awareness conference on the use of ‘Nano Urea’, at SKICC.

The conference was organized by Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Ltd (IFFCO) to generate awareness about benefits of ‘Nano Urea’.

He highlighted the farmer’s efforts in fulfilling the vision of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to reduce the use of chemical fertilizers and transition to sustainable alternatives to protect soil health, plants and environment.

He Congratulated the entire team of IFFCO for developing the world’s first Liquid Nano Urea.

Sustainable farming is the only way forward to ensure food security and growth. Farmers are ultimate entrepreneurs and our effort is to provide them with better infrastructure, easy access to credit, access to modern machinery and benefits of agriculture extension services.

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