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Director Agri to identify certified seed producers in Kashmir Division

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SRINAGAR: In view of creating new certified seed producers in Kashmir division, Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today visited Wakherwan and adjacent areas of Pulwama district. He visited and interacted with many seed producers in the area who have laid out carrot seed production of 120 kanals of land.

Speaking on the occasion, Director Agriculture said that Department had identified the seed Producers and after the completion of due process they will be registered so that their hand-holding will be done properly.

Director Agriculture Kashmir stressed on the need of creating certified seed producers so that the seed multiplication chain is established as documented in a holistic document and the kashmir division will be seed sufficient.

Director Agriculture said that this is an effort by the department to involve more and more agriculture entrepreneurs and educated young farmers in agriculture activities.

He impressed upon the officers to identify agripreneur in all the districts of the Kashmir division so that not only technical guidance would be provided to them but also their hand-holding could be done. Creation of new agri-entrepreneurs is the agenda of the department, he further added.

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