Agricultural mechanization will help farmers produce more – JK LG

Sinaregar, September 5 (PTA) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governors Manoah Sinha On Sunday, one of the key elements to transform the agricultural sector is agricultural mechanization and will lead to profound changes and help farmers grow more.

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Speaking on the occasion, Sinha congratulated the beneficiaries and members of the Panchayat who received the letter of punishment.

“Mechanization of agriculture is one of the things that is needed to transform the agricultural sector. It will lead to greater changes and help farmers to produce more,” he said.

He said the agricultural and horticultural sectors are key drivers of the union’s economic growth. Agricultural power plant.

Listing the reforms introduced by the government to transform the agricultural sector, Sinha said the Department of Agriculture has created a strong framework for agro-industrial linkages and job creation for rural youth, including cold storage, market linkages and food processing sectors.

He advised farmers to adopt new methods, such as raw materials, to increase agricultural income.

In response to interventions by the Jammu and Kashmir governments to strengthen agricultural mechanization, the Sinha government has set up customary employment centers and agricultural machinery banks in various parts of the Union.

He added that 151 custom employment centers and 122 agricultural machinery banks have been launched so far.

“The government has taken steps to transform the agricultural sector and plans to supply 500 tractors to farmers. In the same way, we have decided to present it to Padiatz Padayates. 1035 letters are being issued today. ”

He emphasized the government’s efforts to promote domestic products.

NAFED now sells Kashmir saffron at all outlets across the country, giving farmers another option to sell their produce at a better price.

“Apart from Saffron, Jammu and Kashmir are the number one producers of apples, walnuts and almonds in the country, and I hope that the future industries in the food processing sector will double the number of farmers in the coming days,” Sinha said.

He said the reforms brought about by the agriculture and partnership sectors are yielding encouraging results.

He said online organic verification has also been launched in Jammu and Kashmir to facilitate registration and ensure growth in organic farming.

For the first time in history, 2,000 trucks were sent from Jammu and Kashmir to other parts of the country. Jammu and Kashmir have a high yield of 70 quintals per hectare of Pada, the highest in the country. We are 60,000 hectares of Basmati farmland being transformed into high productive land.

“Last year we produced 5,400 metric tons of mushrooms and 22,182 quintals of honey. Pocket credit cards have been made available to more than 11 million 60,000 farmers. Today, the 8,000-square-foot Apple Market is changing the lives of 30 million people in the industry. ”

The LT governor asked the young man to consider farming and partner activities as career options.

He said there will be no shortage of finance and cooperation from the administration in agriculture and horticulture.

Sinha Organic Certification Agency launched a website on the occasion.

He said the registration center will be linked to national and international markets for farmers in Jammu and Kashmir. PTI SSB SNE SNE

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