Training cum Awareness Programme under Kisan Baghidhari Prathmikta Hamari held at Kathua


KATHUA : Training cum Awareness Programme along with Field visit for farmers was held today at Dayalachack and Billawar sub divisions under ‘Kisan Baghidhari Prathmikta Hamari’ campaign.

The programme was organised by Agricultural Department as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahaotsav’ celebrations.

ADO(Veg.), Kathua Manohar Lal Sharma, during the programme at Pandrar, emphasized the need to achieve 100% KCC saturation of all the eligible farmers, e-KYC of all PM-Kisan beneficiaries and KCC-PMKisan linkage.

On the occasion, farmers were imparted training in Apiculture, Mushroom and Spices cultivation. Subject Matter Specialist (SDL) encouraged the farmers to go for Spices cultivation in the monkey menace affected areas to raise their income.

AEO, Zone Palli and the team members of Agriculture Department educated the farmers about the latest schemes of the Agriculture Department.

PRI Members, field functionaries of Agriculture Department of respective panchayat, besides more than fifty farmers participated in the programme.

In another programme held at Barota, Zone Gujroo Nagrota, Sub-Division Billawar, Deputy Director, ATMA Arun Gupta addressed the farmers. He stressed on e-KYC of PM-Kisan beneficiaries and promotion of cultivation of Spices and Medicinal Plants in the area.

The Sub-Divisional Agriculture Officer Billawar also gave a detail description about Central Schemes being implemented by the department.

SMS (SDL) Billawar, AEO, Nagrota Gujroo, PRI Members, staff of Agriculture Department besides over fifty representatives of different Panchayats were also present on the occasion.


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