Farm sector in Jammu and Kashmir has a lot of potential for advancement and modern technology is being used so that income of farmers increases.
In this direction recently Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir said that use of advanced technology to increase farmer’s income manifold is being done by the administration.
He said that the aim of the government is to provide end to end digitization to farmers in Jammu and Kashmir.
He maintained that the use of advanced technology like artificial intelligence and other practices can increase the farmers income manifold. He made these remarks while chairing a meeting of the Steering Committee for Digital Agriculture Mission (Agristack) to discuss the mission’s implementation here.
He stated that the Agristack is the platform that can actually revolutionize the Agriculture sector. He made out that the introduction of modern technology aided by globally acclaimed practices can give us extraordinary results in terms of both the quality and quantity of our produce.
He expressed that the administration aims at bridging the divide between agriculture and technology. He set out that steps have been taken in this direction to provide farmers with real time information and solutions to their problems. He made out that the guidance and handholding of farmers by researchers and experts from our agricultural institutions has been ensured.