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Dir Agri reviews implementation of CSSs in B’la, B’pora

Post by on Thursday, November 11, 2021

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Srinagar, Nov 11: The Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal Wednesday chaired a meeting of concerned officers to review the implementation of centrally sponsored schemes (CSSs) in Baramulla and Bandipora districts of north Kashmir.
The meeting reviewed scheme wise achievements and implementation of various centrally sponsored schemes of the Department. The meeting was informed in detail about Rashitra Krishi Vikas Yojna, National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture, National Mission of Agriculture Extension and Technology, National Food Security Mission, Soil Health Card Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Fasall Bima Yojana , Pradhan Mantri Krishi Seenchayee Yojana, PM-Kissan and other schemes  currently being implemented by the Department.
Addressing the meeting Director Agriculture said that we had a satisfied Kharief season and we are expecting good results for the Rabi season as well. He said that Department this year has initiated a valley wide drive to promote the cultivation of oilseeds (mustard) under national mission on edible oils so that more uncovered areas could be brought under this commercially important crop.
He said the Department is expeditiously working on the Prime Minister’s vision of doubling the farmer’s income by 2022. He asked the concerned officers/officials to work on a mission mode to achieve this ambitious goal.
The development and prosperity of agriculture sector in the valley could be realized only by increasing the awareness with respect to different schemes and flagship programs to each and every farmer and by enhancing its reach to all the areas of Kashmir Division, he added.
The meeting was attended by Joint Director Agriculture Inputs Farooq Ahmad Bhat, Chief Agriculture Officer Baramulla, Chief Agriculture Officer Bandipora and other senior officers of both the districts.

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