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In order to ascertain the progress of agriculture and allied sectors in Jammu and Kashmir the government has decided to go for agriculture census in different districts.

Recently DC Baramulla reviewed progress under 11th Agriculture Census.

With regard to the Census, she said that the enumerators (Patwaries) are supposed to upload the data entries (Survey Numbers) on the given portal which is accepted or rejected by the supervisors (Tehsildars).

She directed officers of Revenue Department to complete the Census exercise and uploading of data entries on the given portal by 21st April, 2023 which is a deadline date fixed by the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.

It was also asserted that the 11th Agriculture Census will chart a new course in data collection and dissemination as the traditional method of using pen and papers would be replaced by an Android App and web based system.

Meanwhile, on the sideline of the meeting, target cover of beneficiaries under PM-KISAN was also discussed. Assistant Commissioner Revenue Peerzada Mumtaz Ahmad, District Statistical Officer Ishtiyaq Ahmad Khan besides officers from Revenue, Agriculture and others attended the meeting.

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