Director Agriculture visits Potato Seed Multiplication Farm, Bosian Baramulla
BARAMULLA, AUGUST 30: Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today visited Potato Seed Multiplication Farm Bosian Baramulla.
Director Agriculture visited different sections of the farm during which he was briefed by concerned officers about the latest initiatives and interventions that are being practiced at the farm.
While having an interactive session with the concerned officers and technical staff of the Farm, Chowdhary Iqbal said that our agro-climatic conditions are one of the best suited for seed production in the country and by taking advantage from such a conducive environmental conditions we can pioneer the seed production sector.
By exploring the potential of this sector, he said, we could not only become self reliant in seed requirement of the UT but can export seed to the other states of the country.
Meanwhile, Chowdhary highlighted the importance of quality seed for a successful cropping season and asked the concerned officer to adopt all the real time technologies for a healthy virus free potato seeds.
Later Director Agriculture inspected various farmer fields of Rohama, and interacted with the growers and the farmers of the Sub Division.
Director assured them that the department is committed for the upliftment of the farmers. He directed the concern Sub Divisional Agriculture officer to organize the training programs in the area and educate the farmers regarding latest agricultural trends.
Director was accompanied by Deputy Director Planning Mohammad Younis Chowdhary, Potato Development Officer Kashmir Waheed Ur Rehman and other concern officers of the department.