Poonch: District Development Commissioner, Poonch, Rahul Yadav today flagged off five day farmers’ training cum exposure tour (outside UT) organized by department of Agriculture Production and Farmers’ Welfare.
The tour to CSK HPKV Palampur has been organised under Centrally Sponsored Scheme Sub-Mission on Agricultural Extension.
Chief Agriculture Officer, Arvind Baru informed that 14 farmers of the district Poonch will visit CSK HPKV Palampur, other institutes/Research Stations and various income generating units setup by the progressive farmers in the area like Strawberry cultivation, Organic Farming, Beekeeping, Mushroom Pasteurization and high tech Fruits and Vegetables cultivation.
While addressing the farmers, the Chief Agriculture officer emphasized the participants to avail the benefit of this opportunity. He further said that such trainings and exposure visits would prove fruitful for development of Agriculture sector and doubling the farmers’ income.
The District Agriculture Officer (Ext.), Ajaz Ahmed Kohli) & other officers were also present on the occasion.