To supervise the smooth conduct of Kisan Sampark Abhiyan in north Kashmir districts, the Director Agriculture Kashmir (Nodal Officer for Kisan Sampark Abhiyan North) Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today visited different areas (including Sangrama, Baramulla, Uri of district Baramulla).
Speaking at different places, Director Agriculture highlighted the importance of Kisan Sampark Abhiyan. He said the Chief Agriculture Officers of concerned districts have been tasked with ensuring broad publicity of the program among the farmers and ensure farmer participation in the program on the scheduled dates.
He asked the concerned officers to ensure the presence of FPOs in the program. He instructed to aware the farming community about modern tools and techniques that has been incorporated in HADP to overcome the constraints and use different extension methods to motivate the farming community in adoption of proposed interventions in the approved projects.
Kisan Sampark Abhiyan is conducted throughout the J&K with the aid of PRIs and focus on farmers orientation and skill building courses for all measures, will ensure and train our farmers to face new challenges, discover new opportunities, and make farming accessible, sustainable, he added.
It is important to mention that the Government of UT of J&K has recently sanctioned 29 projects for agriculture and allied sectors for an amount of Rs. 5013 crores with an aim to increase the farmers income and to make J&K a leading agrarian economy in the country.