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Commissioner Secretary RDD e-inaugurates HADP KISSAN Sampark Abhiyan

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JAMMU: Commissioner Secretary, Rural Development Department and Panchayati Raj, Mandeep Kaur, who is also Parbhari Officer for Panchayat Seri Khawaja, today e-inaugurated KISSAN Sampark Abhiyan under Holistic Agriculture Development Programme (HADP) at Seri Khawaja in Lassana Block of Poonch district which shall culminate on 3rd of May 2023.

All the farmers of Panchayat are expected to participate in this 3-day programme.

In an endeavor to make farming more accessible, profitable, and lucrative under KISSAN Sampark Abhiyan, the focus is being accorded to farmers’ orientation with skilled courses to ensure that the meticulous plan outreaches to the grass root level besides preparing the farmers to face new challenges and explore new possibilities.

The main objective of the programme was to create awareness regarding diversification among the farmers, Self Help Groups and Co-operatives on strengthening the agri-marketing system to promote medicinal aromatic plants on a commercial basis, promotion of beekeeping and dairy development, fish and trout production, promotion of commercial floriculture, development of fodder resources, organic farming, round the year mushroom cultivation with the ultimate aim to enhance the farmers’ income besides elaborating on PMKSY, PM KISSAN, KCC, National Livestock Mission, PMKMY schemes, etc.

The resource persons of agriculture and allied departments briefed the farmers regarding modern tools and techniques that have been incorporated in all 45 projects including 27 of HADP to overcome the prevailing constraints. They also elaborately explained the use of different extension methods to motivate the farmers toward the adoption of proposed interventions in the approved projects.

Besides, 15 motion presentations out of a total of 45 HADP projects were displayed through small videos for the farmers while the rest 30 would be shown to the farmers on the 2nd day and 3rd day of the programme. Also, the baseline data of all participating 54 farmers was uploaded online on the specifically designed App.

BDC Chairman, Lassana Noor Jahan, Sarpanch Seri Khwaja, ACD Poonch, DAOE, SDAO, and resource persons of Agriculture and allied departments participated in the event.

The PRIs thanked Mandeep for her special interest and keenness to bring every Central/UT-sponsored scheme to the doorstep of her designated panchayat to uplift the socio-economic status of the farmers.