Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan, as we speak had an exhaustive area go to to examine the high tech interventions being carried out within the area of Agriculture.Advisor was accompanied by Director Agriculture, Jammu, Okay Okay Sharma, Director Horticulture, Ram Sevak, Joint Director Agriculture (Inputs), Joint Director (Apiculture & Mushroom), Agriculture Chemist, Chief Agriculture Officer Jammu, Chief Horticulture Officer Jammu apart from different officers and area functionaries of Agriculture and Horticulture departments.Advisor inspected the Sanik farm at Babliana unfold over an space of 68 kanal the place he took inventory of functioning of Naturally Ventilated Poly Green House (NVPGH) developed by a non-public agriculture entrepreneur, S S Wazir, with lively assist of Department of Agriculture Jammu beneath CAPEX, 2019-20.Advisor, whereas interacting with a bunch of farmers on the event, confused on promotion of protected cultivation which helps in manufacturing of illness free high quality seedlings of high worth greens and possesses potential of accelerating the farm revenue many fold. He referred to as upon the farmers to come back ahead and benefit from varied welfare schemes launched by the federal government like PMFBY, KCC, High Density plantation and associated packages.
Farooq Khan appreciated that a number of educated youth are coming ahead to undertake farming as full time career offering employment to different unemployed youth as effectively.Advisor directed the officers of Agriculture and Horticulture departments to develop and disperse price efficient farming expertise among the many farmers. He additionally requested for selling and inspiring natural farming on cluster foundation.Director knowledgeable the Advisor that the division is earnestly working in direction of motivating the farmers to go for manufacturing of unique and high worth greens like Seedless Cucumber, Tomato, Red and Yellow Bell peppers beneath protected and managed situations to get around the 12 months manufacturing with high returns. He assured that quickly the method of registering of Sanik Farm beneath PGS system will likely be initiated to develop the farm on natural traces.Later at Badyal Brahmana, Advisor visited the high tech Mushroom unit of a non-public entrepreneur, Raman Gupta, established with technical steering of Agriculture, Department. He was apprised that this unit consists of 10 cropping rooms of 3500 baggage capability every. He additionally visited totally different models of the enterprise together with Automatic Pasteurized Mushroom Compost making plant. He was knowledgeable that the Mushroom unit has offered employment to 35 individuals.Advisor instructed the officers to facilitate agri entrepreneurs by way of technical knowhow, packaging, branding and advertising.Meanwhile, Advisor additionally inspected the built-in farming mannequin which included cultivation of fruit, forest and flowering vegetation apart from 6 Irrigation borewells.