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Director Agri Kmr inaugurates hi-tech poly house at Handwara

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KUPWARA : The Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today visited different areas of Kupwara district and also inaugurated a hi-tech poly house at Handwara.

On the occasion, the Director formally initiated the sowing operations of different vegetable crops in the poly house and was briefed by the concerned technical officers regarding the latest seedling production techniques that would be provided to the farmers by using the hi-tech poly house technology.

Addressing a large gathering of farmers including a number of tribal farmers, the Director reiterated the Department’s commitment to reach to the farmers of far flung areas. He instructed the officers to continue organizing awareness/ training programmes regarding different schemes and flagship programmes being implemented by the department for the development and prosperity of farmers of the region.

He said our goal is that every farmer on the field gets benefited by the schemes and flagship programmes of the department and contribute to the progress and prosperity of the agriculture sector in the region.

While talking of establishing hi-tech poly houses in all the districts of the region, the Director said that the department is successfully providing seedlings of different vegetable crops to the farming community well in time and this process will continue in days to come. Director Agriculture also distributed sweet corn seed among the 50 farmers of Zanglie Kha Charai.

Later, the Director visited Khumriyal area of the district where he met tribal farmer delegations and took feedback from the farmers regarding the implementation of Rurban Mission program. He also inspected some insecticide/pesticide dealers of the district.

Director Agriculture was accompanied by Deputy Director Law Enforcement, Chief Agriculture Officer Kupwara, District Agriculture Officer, Enforcement Officer North Kashmir and other senior officers of the district.

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