*Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Doda organises a training program under Soil Health card scheme(NMSA) at Paryote*

Publish Date : 20/10/2021
Doda, October 12:
Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Doda organised a training program under Soil Health card scheme(NMSA) at Paryote Block Khaleni.
The Programme was organised under the guidance of CAO Doda Anil Gupta and overall supervision of Director Agriculture Jammu Sh.K K Sharma. Munish Kumar Block Development Chairman Khaleeni presided over the function while as District Agriculture officer Haroon Hussain was guest of honour on the occasion.
About 30 farmers of Paryote A and B attended the programme.JAEO Manjeet Manhas gave the welcome address and also briefed about the aims and objectives of the programme. AEA Mushroom scheme Wasim Raja delivered a lecture on the importance of  Mushroom cultivation.SDAO Pranoo Kuldeep Bhasan spoke about the ongoing schemes being implemented in the district.
District Agriculture officer Doda Haroon Hussain gave a detailed lecture on the importance of Soil Health Card scheme.He advised the farmers to get their soil tested at an earliest as it can help them improve the health of  different crops grown by them . He also answered the different queries raised on the occasion and assured to solve all matters in a phased manner.
Sarpanch Paryote A Rajinder Rukwal  and Sarpanch Paryote B Sandeep Manhas also spoke on the occasion and appreciated the department for the organisation of awareness camp in the area.They also demanded more such camps in other areas also.
Chief Guest Munish Kumar BDC Khaleni spoke in length about the agriculture sector and advised the farmers to take the maximum possible benefits from government schemes as it is the only sector which has scope in the area .He also demanded more such camps in his block as it can help in increasing the awareness regarding government schemes.
At the end organic fertilizer was also distributed among the farmers present on the occasion.Among other AEO Ghat Ajay Sharma,AEA Sanjeet Singh and other officers and officials of department were present on the occasion.