The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kulgam, Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat today inaugurated district level training cum orientation on Holistic Agriculture Development programme (HADP) at conference hall of Govt Degree College Kulgam, here.
The programme was organized by Agriculture Production and Farmers Welfare Department in collaboration with KVK Kulgam and allied Departments.
The training on day first today started with a title “Roadmap for Poultry Development in J&K” for which resource persons from the Animal Husbandry Department imparted training to the participants.
All technical persons (gazetted/non gazetted) of Animal Husbandry department, Sheep Husbandry department were imparted detailed training regarding the project.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC underlined the importance of agriculture and allied sectors in the state economy and said that the training programme will ensure availability of quality human resources and provide necessary ground support for implementation of holistic agriculture development plan.
He stressed upon the participants to reach out to people and motivate them to adopt modern technological intervention and scientific methods to boost the Agricultural production.
The DC directed the concerned departments to work in close coordination for successful implementation of these mega projects under holistic development of agriculture and allied sectors in an integrated manner to bridge the gaps in demand and supply in all the fields.
Chief Agriculture Officer, Sartaj Ahmad Shah said that the 29 projects approved under the holistic development of agriculture and allied sectors will be a game changer in the overall agriculture scenario of the region.
He said the projects have been designed in consonance with the available resources, opportunities, technological interventions and desirable targets.
Others, who participated in the programme were Chief Horticulture Officer, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, District Sheep Husbandry Officer, AD Fisheries and field officers of Agriculture department, Animal Husbandry department, KVKs and other concerned officers.