Ganderbal, Jan 17: To acquaint farmers with latest tools and technology to increase production and quality, a Kissan Mela cum district level exhibition of modern machinery was today held at Boys hr secondary Ganderbal.
More than 800 farmers participated in the Kissan Mela which was a venture by Department of Agriculture ganderbal Joint Director agriculture kashmir was chief guest on this occasion visited different stalls installed by Agriculture, departments depicting the high yield hybrid seed varieties, plant saplings and latest machinery to be utilized for various farming related activities.
Speaking on the occasion, the joint director urged upon the farmers to utilize the latest available tools and techniques besides high yielding crop and plant varieties to acquire maximum agriculture produce.
He also highlighted the aim of holding Kissan awareness camps and urged the participants to utilize these occasions for acquainting themselves with the latest inventions and discoveries in agriculture sectors.
Speaking on the occasion Chief Agriculture Officer Ganderbal provided the achievements made during 2018 -19 in their respective sector.
The joint venture was covered under the centrally sponsored schemes Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojna (PMKSY) of Agriculture .
also in this ocasion both Sub divisional officers from kangan and ganderbal where present in this ocasion