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Transparent DBT system key to safeguard farmers’ interests:  Dir Agriculture

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SRINAGAR, JULY 12: A day-long training programme of enforcement staff of the Agriculture department Kashmir was held here at Lal Mandi Srinagar.

After inaugurating the training programme Director Agriculture Kashmir Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi emphasized upon the participants to get acquainted with the latest versions and software’s in direct benefit transfer so that the proceedings could be managed in a more transparent and proactive manner. He reiterated the department’s commitment to safe guard the farmers’ interest.

He directed the officers to put in all the efforts to streamline the enforcement wing of the Department with a view of timely redressed of the farmers’ grievances. He said all the activities carried out by the department in the field must be documented in a digital format.

He said that enforcement wing should conduct awareness programmes across the valley regarding the rights of consumers so that they could get maximum know how about their rights.

He highlighted that the enforcement wing has mandate to keep strict vigil on quality of the different types of fertilizers/pesticides/insecticides and other materials used in Agriculture sector, therefore the progress and upliftment of Agriculture sector is directly related to an active and vibrant enforcement wing

Earlier Deputy Director Law Enforcement Anil Kumar Nargotra gave a detailed overview regarding the activities and working of the law enforcement wing.

Among others Assistant Director Law enforcement, District Law Enforcement Officers, Enforcement Inspectors State Coordinator DBT, Master trainer Akhil and other grass root level workers of the wing participated in the training programme.

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