Shri Daljit Singh Chib ,(MoS), Vice Chairman J&K Kisan Advisory Board for Development of Kisans undertook meeting of officers of Agriculture and allied Sectors in the PHE Guest House Mandli District Kathua where threadbare discussions were held regarding preparedness for the successful conduct of One day awareness camp-Cum –kisan Mela which is scheduled to be held on 13th of December, 2016 in which Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of the J&K State will be the Chief Guest and Jenab G.N. Lone , Hanjura , Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture J&K State will be the Guest of Honour, besides other invited MLA’s will participate.
Mr.Chib who chaired the meeting informed that more and more awareness should be provided to the farmers and gave some important references such like unhealthy soils can not produce the healthy foods. The intensive cropping , Soil erosion , deforestation and pollution has reduced the soil health which is the main cause of lesser food productivity.
He said that officers of Agriculture and allied sectors should fully make use of the funds which are being provided to them through Centrally Sponsored Schemes and State implemented schemes. He stressed that the benefit of the schemes should reach to the every farmer so that their economic conditions will get improved. He also visited the Sangher where one day Kisan Mela is to be held.
He said that our coalition government is well aware of the importance of the soil resources and are shaping new methods accordingly. He said that government has started soil health schemes for providing upto date information about the quantity of fertilizers and organic manure only after testing the soil samples of the particular area. He said that it is our foremost duty to conserve the precious natural resource and we need more and more awareness.
He was satisfied with the arrangements for one day Awareness Camp-Cum –kisan Mela which is to be held on 13th of December .
Shri K.S. Sambyal, Chief Agriculture Officer, Kathua said that we have made a hustle free transport arrangement for the farmers for attending the Mela.
The officers who attended the meeting are SDM, Rajesh Basotra, K.S. Sambyal Chief Agriculture officer, Kathua, Agriculture officer, inputs, Davinder Singh Reen,Dr. AmrishVaid , ShriAjit Kumar Sharma, Chief Horticulture officer, Kathua and others District officers besides Kisan Board Members.