Innovative methods to help doubling farmers’ income by 2022: Hanjura - watsupptoday.com
Innovative methods to help doubling farmers’ income by 2022: Hanjura
Posted 06 Feb 2018 04:39 PM

Agencies
Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura said that innovative methods initiated by the Agriculture department would help to double farmer’s income by 2022 as envisioned by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
The minister was addressing the Agriculture officials during a function organised to distribute the vegetable seedlings raised under Naturally Ventilated Poly Green House (NVPGH) at Talab Tillo, Jammu.
Hanjura said that State Government has already announced several innovative schemes for farmers with the aim to uplift their income. He said that with the introduction of latest agricultural techniques and practices the farmers’ income would be doubled in the State by 2022. He said the approach recommended by agriculture experts to double the income of farmers in a given time-frame should be adopted in true spirit.
The Minister also inspected Pasteurized Compost Making Unit of Mushroom Development Scheme being upgraded under RKVY by construction of compost Preparing Floor and Pasteurizing Unit with all allied facilities like Tractor with front End Loader, Genset 30 MW for running the Pasturizing Unit, Boiler and Blower system.
It was apprised that the Pasteurized Compost Making Unit has Capacity of producing 3500 Bags of 10 Kgs each in per cycle of 16-18 days.
The Minister also felicitated two officials of the department, Ashwani Kumar Floriculture Development Assistant and Satpal Sharma, Mali for their dedicated services.
Director Agriculture Jammu H. K. Razdan, Director Command Area Development Department, Jammu S. Jatinder Singh, Joint Directors K. S. Sambyal and R. L. Bhagat, Deputy Director of Agriculture (Central), C. M. Sharma, Deputy Director Agriculture (Trainings) Sunil Koul, Chief Agriculture Officers Jammu & Samba N. K. Dubey & N. K. Mishra, Agriculture Chemist, Sh R. K. Bindroo, Agronomist Vegetables H. D. Sharma, DSSO D. K. Kuchroo besides other Senior Officers of the department were also present on the occasion.

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