Crescent Kashmir

Director Agriculture flags-off batch of farmers on training program

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Says, Capacity building of farmers, one of the priorities under HADP

SRINAGAR, JULY 24: A batch of farmers  was today flagged-off by the Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chaudhry Mohammad Iqbal from Agriculture Complex Lal Mandi Srinagar on a  training program to central institute of Temperate Horticulture  under Human Resource development program  MIDH organized by department of Agriculture Kashmir.

Director while interacting with the farmers on the occasion said that the visit has been organised for making the farmers aware of the latest technologies for commercial agriculture, Realtime trends in organic farming and cultivation of different  crop on scientific lines.

He impressed upon the farmers to interact with the farm scientists, experts, and extension functionaries to get acquainted with upto date methodologies in crop cultivation on scientific lines.

He asked the farmers to enhance their technical skills in the field of integrated farming and to adopt the advanced technologies for cultivation of different crops after learning from such training programs.

Chaudhry said that under holistic agriculture development program special attention has been given to the capacity building of farmers and to achieve this target a number of programs have been devised.

 Chief Agriculture Officer Srinagar, Manohar Lal Sharma; District Agriculture Officer Srinagar, DSCO, Apiculture Development Officer Srinagar Shaikh Farhan and other senior officers were present on the occasion.

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