The J & K administration is trying to use a scientific approach for the better economy of the agriculture sector and is trying to make it climate smart.
LG Manoj Sinha while inaugurating UT level training & orientation program for effective implementation of 29 projects under holistic agriculture development plan.
He said the concept of climate-smart-agriculture will give a new shape to the food security system.
Rural Business & Service Hubs will boost agriculture marketing in J&K and ensure that benefits of crops reach directly to farmers. District officials need to act as a medium between farmers & agri-policies. There must be better coordination at all levels.
Barriers and challenges can be easily overcome by individual competence, organizational capabilities, commitment, information tools and resources.
Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture Production Department, on the occasion highlighted that the policy document for holistic development of Agriculture & allied sectors will have a significant impact on the growth and development of J&K’s Agriculture and its economy. He informed about the details of mega training and orientation program to be organized at UT level, Divisional level and Districts level.
2.5 lakh youth will be connected with sustainable employment in Agriculture & Allied sectors through skill development courses in five years.