Director Agriculture Kashmir conducts surprise visit to Seed Multiplication Farm Padgampora


Directs initiation of disciplinary action against 24 absentees

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 28: Continuing the drive against menace of absenteeism and ensuring punctuality in the department, Director Agriculture Kashmir Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi today conducted a surprise visit of Seed Multiplication Farm, Padgampora.

During the visit he found 24 employees absent from duties and directed Joint Director Agriculture Inputs to initiate disciplinary action against the absentees.

Earlier, Director inspected processing plant at Seed Multiplication Farm, Padgampora and enquired about the processing of Paddy Seeds being dispatched to districts.The Director instructed the officers of the centre to work with dedication and achieve the target of seed treatment, packing and dispatching to the farmers in a time bound manner, so that the quality seed is provided to them.

The Manager S.M.Farm, Padgampora informed him that till date 5400 quintals of Paddy from districts of Kashmir valley have been received by the centre for seed treatment against a target of 10,400 quintals and the process continues.

Later Director inspected the site identified for erecting hi-tech Poly-Houses at Agriculture Extension Office Haal Pulwama, were four Kanals of state land is being utilized for installation of hi-tech green house under CAPEX-2019 for showcasing and promoting the vegetable cultivation in the area.

Joint Director Agriculture Inputs, Deepak Kumar Kuchroo, Mushroom Coordinator Subash Chandra Panotra, Divisional Seed Certification Officer Syed Waseem Ahmad Shah were accompanying the director.


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