Director Agri reviews financial achievements under different centrally sponsored schemes
Post by RK News on Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Srinagar, Apr 04: The Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal on Tuesday convened a meeting of Joint Directors, Provincial Heads, Scheme heads, Chief Agriculture Officers, Sectoral officers of the department at agriculture complex Lalmandi Srinagar and took stock of the physical/ financial achievements under different centrally sponsored schemes CSS, CAPEX.
During the meeting different centrally sponsored schemes being implemented by the department including RKVY, MIDH, ATMA, NFSM, PM KISAN, CAPEX Soil Health Card Scheme, Kissan Credit Card Scheme etc. were discussed in detail. The projects under the holistic development of agriculture and allied sectors were also discussed threadbare.
Addressing the meeting Director Agriculture highlighted the importance of expeditious and judicious expenditure of funds under different schemes, projects. He asked the officers that funds allocated under different components of centrally sponsored schemes must be expended in a time bound manner. He reiterated the importance of maintaining the highest level of transparency and accountability during all the expenditures.
Director Agriculture asked the concerned officers to work in close coordination with district administration during the implementation of different initiatives at district level. He directed the officers to reach out to the farmers of every area and make them aware viz-a viz latest farmer’s friendly technologies in agriculture sector. He asked the officers to work in collaboration with the representatives of Panchayat Raj Institution for the successful implementation of different schemes at grass root level.
Joint Director Agriculture (inputs) Farooq Ahmad Bhat, Joint Director Mushroom and Apiculture Tabassum Naz, Joint Director Engineering Mohd Ilyas Khateeb, Deputy Director Planning Mohammad Younis Chowdhury, Deputy Director Central Wahid-u-Reham, Chief Agriculture Officers of concerned districts and sectoral officers participated in the meeting.