The Department of Agriculture today organized a function to celebrate ‘International Women’s Day’ at Agriculture Complex Lalmandi, here. Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal inaugurated the function.
Speaking at the inaugural session, Director Agriculture said that the main aim and purpose to mark this day is to celebrate and acknowledge the crucial role that women play in ensuring the sustainability of the Agriculture sector.
Director Agriculture said it is the fact that sound administration within the domestic field is impossible without a unified policy and the women are given due respect in this regard. He said that women empowerment can change the whole world and we should recognize the achievements of women in every sphere of life.
The Director said the Department is making all efforts for accelerating women equality and empowering women for greater responsibility, he further added today’s women are self-reliant and are well aware of their strength and abilities.
Joint Director Inputs, Joint Director Extension, Joint Director Apiculture and Mushroom, Deputy Director Central, Deputy Director Planning, Chief Agriculture Officer Srinagar and Ganderbal and other women participants also threw light on the topic.