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In order to help the farming community in Jammu and Kashmir, agriculture is the main focus of the government. Recently the Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agriculture Production Department (APD), held a review meeting about the critical growth of different crops and about the de-slitting of irrigation canals.

On the occasion, Chief Engineers Irrigation and Directors of Agriculture of both the divisions were directed to formulate a project proposal for Udhampur and Baramulla districts under PM Gati Shakti scheme.

He chaired a meeting to review the availability of seed, semen and planting material in terms of Apex Committee Projects.

The meeting discussed the availability and requirement with respect to breeder seed requirement, foundation seed requirement and certified seed etc.

Similarly, the meeting held threadbare discussion on availability of semen in animal and Sheep Husbandries and plant material from alternate channels including CSPs, SPOs, SKUAST-J/K through holistic development of agriculture in Jammu and Kashmir.

The meeting was attended by Secretary in APD, DG Sericulture J&K, DG Sheep Husbandry Kashmir, Director Horticulture Jammu/Kashmir, Director Animal Husbandry Jammu/Kashmir, Director Fisheries J&K, Director Sheep Husbandry Jammu, Director Agriculture Jammu/Kashmir, Technical Officers APD while Kashmir based officers participated online.




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