The Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today visited Chadoora Sub Division of District Budgam to take stock of agriculture scenario in the area.During the visit, the Director Agriculture inspected different fields and held interactions with the concerned farmers.
Addressing farmers, the Director Agriculture said that the department is committed to provide all the technical expertise to the farmers. He asked them to strictly follow the guidelines by the department during the preparation of paddy nurseries.
In conversation with the vegetable farmers of the sub division, Director Agriculture said that department has already framed a multi faceted marketing model wherein the farmers are provided marketing facilities at their doorsteps, through which they get the opportunities to showcase their produce at national, international level and fetch maximum returns for their produce.
Iqbal directed the concerned officers/ field functionaries to work in close coordination with the farming community during all the pre and post harvest operation of oilseed crop.