Agri Deptt organizes Kissan mela cum Exhibition
UDHAMPUR :-Kissan Mela Cum Exhibition under Centrally Sponsored Scheme- ATMA was organized by Agricultural department Udhampur at Panchayat Ghar of Block Majalta in district Udhampur here today.
The Agriculture and other allied departments displayed their stalls and demonstrated the technical interventions and income generating schemes for the welfare of farming community in the mela.
Assistant Commissioner Revenue inaugurated the Exhibition cum Kissan Mela on the occasion.
While speaking on the occasion, Mr. Jamwal exhorted upon the farmers to take the benefits of new technological interventions. He said that Exhibition cum Kissan Mela would bring all stake holders under one umbrella and provide platform to work out the future course of action for increasing the overall production and yield of various crops in the hilly terrain of the district.
Chief Agriculture Officer Udhampur, Mr. R.L Bhagat in his welcome address stressed on the need of adoption of latest technical knowhow for increasing production and productivity of crops and vegetables.
The farmers were also made aware about the latest machinery available and the incentive provided by the agriculture and its allied departments by the experts of respective departments.
Later, prizes were also distributed among the participants of the exhibition.
Among others, Tehsildar Majalta, Mr. Amir Choudhary, Sub Division Agriculture Officer, Mr. I.J Wali, District Level Subject Matter Specialist, Ravinder Thaploo, AEO, Dr. Vinay Jandial and AEOs &JEOs were present on the occasion.