SRINAGAR : District Degree Coaching cum orientation programme on the “Formulation of 300 FPOs’’(Farmers Producers Group) beneath holistic agriculture growth programme (HADP) was held at Agriculture complicated Lalmandi Srinagar.
The programme was inaugurated by the Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal.
Addressing the inaugural session of District Degree coaching programme Director highlighted the significance of FPOs for small farmers. He mentioned that small holders represent a overwhelming majority of farmers within the UT of J&Okay, as well as small holders are particularly weak to local weather change aggregated climate occasions, like premature rain, extreme drought and floods, hailstorm and pest infestation any of which may wipe out their crops, subsequently the FPO’s farmers producer group play an necessary position and allows farmers to get the advantage of economics of scale.
FPO’s assist farmers to get profit from shared assets, get higher entry to the markets and newest applied sciences, he mentioned and added.
Director agriculture emphasised upon product based mostly method in formulation of FPOs for holistic growth of agriculture and allied sectors.
Director requested the contributors & officers of the allied departments to work in coordination for the profitable implementation of the initiatives beneath holistic growth of agriculture and allied sectors programme.
He underlined the significance of collaborative method for reaching the set targets beneath completely different initiatives.
The Coaching programme was attended by joint Director Apiculture and Mushroom Nodal Officer for holistic growth coaching) Tabasum Naz, Senior scientist KYK Srinagar, District stage officers of agriculture and division, Useful resource individuals, Sub divisional stage and Zonal stage officers of agriculture and allied departments.
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