|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Oct 11: Manzoor Ahmad Lone Secretary to Government Horticulture/Agriculture Production Department J&K reviewed the progress of implementation of various Centrally Sponsored and State Sector Farmer Welfare Schemes of Agriculture sector at Agriculture Complex, Talab Tillo, Jammu today.
The Secretary on the occasion reviewed the physical and financial achievements under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), National Vegetable Initiative for Urban Clusters (NVIUC), National Food Security Mission (NFSM), National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA), NMAET-ATMA, Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY), Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), Kisan Credit Cards (KCC), Soil Health Card Scheme (SCHS), Seed Village Programme (SVP), Sub-Mission on Agriculture Mechanization (SMAM) and State Sector Schemes under implementation.
The Secretary asked the offices to re-access their approach for awareness and dissemination of various technological and management interventions and departmental schemes & programmes to make the farming profession sustainable. He called for area specific product based and brand promoting approach to make farming more remunerative. He stressed on the field functionaries to do the ground work for implementation of various Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) with initiation of the process at appropriate right time through proper identification of beneficiaries, field implementation and timely utilization of funds to promote mechanization and other technological interventions.
H. K. Razdan, Director Agriculture, Jammu, gave Power-point Presentation regarding objectives, vision and physical/financial achievements of various schemes. Other Officers present include Joint Director of Agriculture (Inputs), Jammu, K. S. Sambyal, Deputy Director (Trainings), Sunil Koul, I/C Deputy Director (Central), Jagmohan Bhat, Regional Level SMS, Vinod Raina, Agriculture Economist, K. K. Sharma Chief Agriculture Officers, Senior Officers of Planning, Sectoral Heads, District Agriculture Officers beside others.