Srinagar: The Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal on Sunday said that the Department is endeavouring to provide farmers the latest technological interventions during the cultivation of different agriculture crops so that the good returns could be fetched and socio-economic transformation of the farming community of the region could be achieved.
The Director visited Vegetable/ Floriculture nurseries of Anantnag district. He also visited Shangus and some other villages of Anantnag and interacted with the farmers of different villages and monitored the various agriculture activities in the district.
During the visit, the Director met farmers of different areas on field and took on spot feedback regarding the various agriculture activities and interventions introduced by the Department and adopted by the farmers of the area.
Addressing the farmers of different areas, Director assured the farmers that the Department is committed to provide every possible technical guidance to them during various agriculture activities. He asked the farmers to strictly follow the instructions and guidance provided to them by the department (Extension workers).
Iqbal directed the concerned officers to assist and facilitate the farmers during different post harvest management activities and winter cultivation of different agriculture crops. He asked the officers to work shoulder to shoulder with the farming community of the region.
Director Agriculture was accompanied by Chief Agriculture Officer Anantnag, and some senior officers of the department.