Kupwara: The Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Imam Din today flagged off 70 students of various Higher Secondary Schools of Kupwara district for exposure tour under Prime Minister’s Krishi Senchayie Yojna (PMKSY) to SKUAST-Wadura Campus and other government agriculture farms.
The tour was aimed at giving the students knowledge about precision/ effective use of irrigation to combat the forthcoming challenges on irrigation developed due to global warming.
Speaking at the occasion, the DC stressed upon the students to make best use of exposure tour by learning the know-how regarding scientific techniques of agriculture science.
He asked the Chief Agriculture Officer, Kupwara to ensure such tours in future also so that students get knowledge and exposure regarding the agriculture science and farming.
ADDC Kupwara, Mohammad Ashraf Bhat, Chief Agriculture Officer, Nazir Ahmad Wani and other concerned were present at the occasion.