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Quality fertilizers play important role in successful crop cultivation: Dir Agri Chowdhury Iqbal

Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal| TheDispatch
Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal | TheDispatch

Srinagar: Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal marked the importance of quality inputs especially fertilizers for the successful agriculture season in the UT.

He asked the stake holders to work in close co-ordination and ensure to put in all the efforts to secure the farmer’s economic interests.

He stated this while chairing a meeting of organic, bio-fertilizer companies on Tuesday at Agriculture complex Lalmandi here.

The meeting was attended by Deputy Controller fertilizer J&K Mohammad Syeed Peer, Deputy Director law enforcement Srinagar, Assistant Director Law enforcement Srinagar, District law enforcement officer south/north representatives of organic /bio fertilizers companies, representatives of Ms IFCL, IFFCO, NFL, IPL, KRIBCO and other concerned stake holders. The various issues related to smooth supply of fertilizers during the rabi 2022-23 were discussed threadbare in the meeting.

Speaking on the occasion Director Agriculture highlighted the importance of smooth and timely supply of fertilizers to the farmers of the region. Director further exhorted upon the fertilizer supplying companies and officers of the department for liquidation of all pending stocks held in POS machines.

Director Agriculture marked the importance of quality inputs especially fertilizers for the successful agriculture season in the UT. He asked the stake holders to work in close co-ordination and ensure to put in all the efforts to secure the farmer’s economic interests.

Director Agriculture Kashmir directed the enforcement officers to initiate strict action according to law against the retailers if found selling fertilizer and other inputs without following the set guidelines.

He said any sub standard / spurious fertilizers if found should be immediately seized and the warranted action as per law against the erring parties should be initiated.

 

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