JAMMU : A group of progressive farmers from agriculture and allied sectors called upon the newly appointed Director Agriculture Jammu, Pawan Singh Rathore, at Conference Hall Krishi Bhawan here today.
Joint Director (Inputs), Bulesh Kumar Zutshi, Joint Director (Extension), Anil Arora, Deputy Director Agriculture (Central) Jammu, K. K. Sharma and Subject Matter Specialist (RL) Jammu, Vinod Raina were also present on the occasion.
On the occasion, Director Agriculture thanked the farmer representatives and progressive farmers of different fields for their welcome and assured them to work for the development of farmer community and the sector.
He said that timely and proper utilization of funds under various centrally sponsored schemes and state level schemes is the utmost priority and the Department will ensure early achievement of all targets for the benefit of farmers.
Rathore further assured the farmers that the extension agency of the Department shall be mobilized positively to create mass awareness about various farmer welfare schemes and programmes at the grass root level.