Awareness Camp Organised Under NFSM

JAMMU

An awareness camp was organised under NFSM ( Wheat) 2018-19 at Cluster Meen Sarkar on the directions of Director Agriculture Jammu and under the able guidance of Chief Agriculture Officer Jammu and Sub Divisional Agriculture Officer Dansal to speed up the movement of the Agriculture Department to double the income of farmers. A field visit was organised during the camp where various queries regarding weeds, crop condition and some other issues of farmers discussed. Moisture stress is visible in some areas. Weedicides and micronutrients were provided to farmers free of cost to eradicate all type of weeds. They are advised for spraying with adequate water for best results from weedicides. Minimum one pump per kanal advised for effective use of weedicides. Also discussed in camps regarding other schemes of the department. Power Sprayers, Power Tiller, Power Weeder etc can be used for minimise manpower. These along with many other equipments are available to farmers on subsidy from the department. They are advised to keep in touch with Extension agency of the department for maximum benefits as Department have many schemes for welfare of farmer community. Officers who are present during the camp were Surinder Kumar AEO Channi Himmat. JAEO Ashok Kumar. AEAs Amit Gupta, Amit Pathania, Shivangi Sharma, Navneet Kour, Suriya Shehnaz, Rohini Manhas, Surinder Singh, Amit Gandotra. A large number of farmers attended the camp. Arshad Ali, Baloch Mohd, Lateef Ahmad, Raj Wali were among the farmers who attended the meeting. Farmers appreciated the activities of Department for welfare of community.