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Director Agri Jammu flags off farmers group for training outside UT

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JAMMU: A group of 48 Farmers of Marh Sub-division today left for a 6-Day Exposure cum capacity building training to CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi-Vishav-Vidayalaya (CSKHPKVV) Palampur.

The farmers’ visit was flagged off by the Director of Agriculture Jammu, S. A. S. Reen here from the Directorate of Agriculture, Krishi Bhawan.

The six-day training visit w.e.f. 18th to 23rd of February, 2024 to CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi-Vishav-Vidayalaya (CSKHPKVV) Palampur has been arranged under HADP Project Promotion of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants.

The Director of Agriculture Jammu, while interacting with the farmers, said that the exposure visit is being organized to acquainting the farmers to different aspects of the Cultivation of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants besides Integrated Farming Systems including Organic Farming, Mushrooms Growing, Beekeeping, Animal Rearing, Vermi-composting, Vegetable Cultivation, etc.

He advised the farmers to interact with the scientists and research workers to get clarifications regarding the latest techniques being adopted in farming. He asked the farmers to utilize the technology in their fields after learning from such training and also share it with fellow farmers.

Deputy Director (Central), Sanjhog Kotru, Agriculture Economist, Jog Raj Salathia, SDAO Marh, Sahil Gandotra besides other officers were present on the occasion. Two officers are also accompanying the farmers for the exposure visit to CSKHPKV, Alampur.

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