Directorate of Agriculture celebrates ‘International Women’s Day’

Srinagar: The Department of Agriculture today organised a mega function to celebrate International Women’s Day.

The Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal inaugurated the function.

Speaking during the inaugural session, Director Agriculture said that the main aim and purpose to mark this day is to celebrate and acknowledge the crucial role that women play in ensuring the sustainability of the Agriculture sector.

He said it is the fact that sound administration within the domestic field is impossible without a unified policy and the women are given due respect in this regard. He said that women empowerment can change the whole world and we should recognize the achievements of women in every sphere of life.

Director said the Department is making all efforts for accelerating women equality and empowering women for greater responsibility, he further added today’s women are self reliant and are well aware of their strength and abilities.

Asifa Nabi Apiculture Development Officer Srinagar, Mushroom Research Officer Farzana Tabasum, Nazia Ashraf, Qazi Gowher and other women participants also threw light on the topic and thanked Director Agriculture for organizing International Women’s Day for acknowledging their achievements.