Agriculture Department Ramban provides seeds to farmers amid corona curfew


Ramban: District Magistrate, Ramban, Mussarat Islam has ordered to keep the Zonal Seed Store in Agriculture Complex at Maitra in Ramban open on all days and exempted it from lockdown restrictions.

Even during the J&K wide ongoing Corona curfew, the supply of agriculture inputs from this store remains available on all days from 10 am to 5 pm including the Sundays and Gazetted holidays so that the farmers get uninterrupted and timely seeds and other things.

According to Chief Agriculture Officer, Ramban, Farooq Ahmed Bhat more than 100 Qtl seed has been sold out on subsidized rates to the farmers from this zonal store till date.

In view of the current Kharief season the CAO, Bhat has deputed Agriculture Extension Officer, Jagdish Bali alongwith AEO, Munish Gupta at the Seed Store for the continuous and hassle-free distribution of seed during the curfew.