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Farming sector is very important for Jammu and Kashmir as the majority of the rural population is dependent upon Agriculture and allied sectors like Horticulture and Sericulture . Recently the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir said that modern technology would be introduced in the farming sector so that farmers get a lot of economic benefits . He reiterated that the Agriculture Mission shall revolutionize the Agricultural GDP upwards by adding Rs 28000 Cr per annum . He further said that the field functionaries of the revenue department are going to be provided with IT gadgets for keeping the records updated and their digitization . He stated that the Agristack will become a basic tool of introduction of modern practices and can give us extraordinary results in terms of both the quality and quantity of our agricultural produce . It shall provide a unique ID to every farmer on one hand and information related to farm land on the other . He emphasised that our endeavor should be to provide end to end digitization to farmers so that they do not have to look for different services and solutions at multiple places . He observed that different interventions like digitization of land records , availability of expert opinions , farm practices guided by modern technology and techniques besides use of high yielding varieties of agricultural inputs can fructify the dream of doubling the farmers income in near future .

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