In order to get the direct ground situation about the agriculture and allied sectors, Director Agriculture Kashmir recently visited Kanidajan, Pakharpora areas of Budgam.
While speaking to the farmer gatherings at different places, he said that the department is working on a robust agriculture marketing policy wherein all the efforts are made to ensure that a wide range of marketing options are available to the farmers so that they could fetch maximum returns for their produce.
He expressed satisfaction and said that Kashmir based Agriculture produce commodities are now available at national and international markets. Besides, our agricultural produce is finding its place in new national and international markets and this is very encouraging.
He highlighted the importance of organic cultivation during his visit to the different areas.
He said that “Our climate is our opportunity and under the holistic development of agriculture special focus has been shifted to explore the climatic opportunities of the region.
Interacting with the farmers he said that the department is committed to provide seedlings of different agricultural crops to the farmers of the valley round the year. He marked the importance of hi-tech polyhouses in the overall development of the agriculture sector.