Helpline numbers to be set up for farmers: Dir Agriculture

0
95

SRINAGAR, MAY 17(PTK): Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi, Thursday instructed the chief agriculture officers of all concerned districts for the issuance of advisories on regular basis in order that the farmers can appropriately plan their field activities.

The Director also instructed the officers to offer assistance to farmers with regard to smart water management techniques and technical expertise for the achievement of optimal utilization of water available for irrigation.

 He also directed for the establishment of helpline numbers for farmers enabling access to services of agriculture experts and different department advisories as and when issued.

 The officers were also asked to ensure pro-activeness on part of the field-staff in identifying vulnerable areas for drought or water shortage, being instructed to take appropriate measures for preventing damages.

 The director also stressed on maintaining a close coordination between different allied wings of the department to ensure effective response to situations.

Comments

comments

SHARE
Previous articleTassaduq Mufti reviews developmental scenario in Pahalgam
Next articleAIP to receive PM Modi with Black Flags: Er Rasheed
Press Trust of Kashmir, popularly known as PTK, is a growing news gathering agency in Jammu and Kashmir. We believe in 3C’s- Credible, Concise and Clear. We report NEWS not NOISE. We have a strong base of capable reporters across the state especially in conflict ravaged region of Kashmir. Having just started the operations this year only (2016), PTK has grown manifold; Well the credit goes to the whole team whose dedicated hard work and relentless passion has made us to achieve what we are today. We never forget our worthy readers who not only read but share our stories. Online media is our primary focus. The PTK group also publishes a monthly magazine Kashmir Diamond-which gives a brief analytical view of the happenings and counter-happenings in Jammu and Kashmir. From social life to entertainment to investigative stories, PTK covers almost everything. We don’t miss whatever is happening around you, and if our worthy readers find that PTK has missed something. Feel free to contact us. Join us as and when needed to become part of the Valley’s growing news gathering agency.