Director Agriculture inaugurates 02 Hi-tech Polyhouses at Chadoora Budgam

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 09: The Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today inaugurated two hi-tech polyhouses at Buchroo and Panzan in Chadoora Budgam, under Holistic Agriculture Development Programme (HADP).
Expressing his views on the occasion, Director Agriculture marked the importance of hi-tech polyhouse technology. He said this technology has transformed the agriculture scenario in the region. He said the polyhouses provided to the farmers by the department are becoming success stories.
Director Agriculture said that the good results coming out of these hi-tech poly houses help us attract young educated farmers towards this technology. He said that the department has established polyhouses in all the districts of Kashmir division.
Iqbal said that the most important characteristic of polyhouse technology is enabling round the year vegetable production which is making it popular among the farming community, agri-entrepreneurs of the region. Under HADP special attention has been given to boost this technology, he added.
Director Agriculture also underlined the importance of integrated farming and asked the farmers to diversify their agricultural activities. He asked the farmers that the department would provide all the technical guidance to the farmers in comprehensively performing their agriculture operations.
Later, the Director chaired a meeting of officers at Agriculture Complex Lalmandi Srinagar and reviewed the progress under (HADP). He asked the officers to ensure that all the set targets under different projects of (HADP) are achieved in a stipulated time frame.

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