Anantnag: Kashmir Director of Agriculture Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal said today that the Department has adopted a multi-level monitoring mechanism to ensure that only genuine inputs (seeds, pesticides, fertilizers) reach the Kashmir division and that the interests of the farming community are safeguarded. The availability of quality inputs has a direct and long-term impact on the overall agricultural economy of the region, he added.
These views were expressed by the director of agriculture of Kashmir after the relocation of the lower Munda departmental checkpoint. Chowdhary Iqbal stressed the importance of close surveillance to monitor the influx of agricultural inputs (seeds, fertilizers, pesticides) into the Kashmir division. He asked relevant checkpoint officers to work in close coordination with the district administration so that timely action in the right direction can be ensured.
The Director of Agriculture urged relevant officers to adopt and rely on modern scientific technologies to ensure that only quality agricultural inputs are made available to the farming community.
The Director of Agriculture of Kashmir was accompanied by Director of Agriculture Anantnag/Kulgam and other senior officials of the department.
Later, the Director of Agriculture visited Ganderbal district in Central Kashmir and gave an update on the implementation of various programs and projects.
Chief Agriculture Officer Ganderbal and senior district officers briefed him on the various activities of the department in the concerned district.