KARGIL: Department of Agriculture, Kargil, organized Kisan Mela/Exhibition for the year 2023 here Friday at Kargil.
Chief Agriculture Officer, Kargil, Kacho Mohammad Ali Khan,Principal Scientist, SKUAST Kargil, Dr Faizan, Senior Scientist KVK Kargil, Akhoon Mehdi, concerned officers besides a large number of progressive farmers including men and women were present during the occasion.
CAO Khan highlighted the vital role played by Kisan Melas and exhibitions in bridging the gap between the farmers and different research institutions. He shared about the district administration’s plans to conduct several such exhibitions in various parts of the district in the near future and exposure tours to learn the best practices from places outside the UT. Further, he reiterated to incentivize the farmers to motivate them further.
The CAO highlighted the role of public representatives in the successful implementation of innovative projects related to agriculture at the ground level. He shared that the event aimed to apprise the farmers of the latest technologies to boost the agriculture sector.
Various varieties of Broccoli, Bottle Guard, Turnips, Beet Root, other fruits like watermelon and varieties of other vegetables produced under controlled environment at SKUAST-K, and different farming and agricultural machinery and tools, were displayed during the Kisan Mela-cum-Exhibition.
During the exhibition, winners were given prizes and trophies in different categories of vegetables and fruit farming besides participants were given incentives for participating in the event.
- December 5, 2023