Saturday, April 1

CEC Feroz Khan attends seminar on Sustainable Development at Kaksar village


Kargil: Chairman/ CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Feroz Ahmad Khan Monday attended the seminar on Sustainable Development organized by the Command Area Development Kargil as chief guest at Kaksar Village.


Executive Councilor R&B, Mubarak Shah Naqvi, BDC Chairperson Kargil, Khatija Banoo, CAO/Deputy Director Command Area Development Kargil, Kacho Muhammad Ali Khan, CHO Ali Raza, Executive Engineer REW, Shabir Hussain, Scientist KVK Kargil, Dr Nazir Hussain, District Nodal Officer PM Kisaan, Razia Banoo, PRI members, Sarpanches, Panches, village heads and farmers of the area attended the daylong seminar.


In his speech, the CEC appreciated the efforts of the Command Area Development Kargil for conducting such a seminar at Kaksar for the benefit of farmers. 

He congratulated farmers of the area for the availability of large farming land and asked them to take benefit out of the land.


He also advised farmers of the area to focus on crops that are suitable for the area. 

Khan said agriculture and horticulture have the potential to sustain the economy of the region and asked the people to focus on it. He also said LAHDC is always available for any kind of support to the Self-Help Groups.


The CEC also advised the farmers to adopt scientific methods so that more income is generated from the agriculture and allied sectors in the area.


On the occasion, BDC Chairperson Kargil, Khadija Banoo said the area has fertile soil which is suitable for both agriculture and horticulture crops. 

She also talked about the side effects of chemicals and sought the cooperation of farmers in making Ladakh free from chemical fertilizers.


The BDC thanked the CEC and EC for attending the seminar and for their unconditional support.  

She also said that the farmers need guidance and support.


CAO/Deputy Director Command Area while speaking on the occasion also thanked the CEC, EC and other participants for attending the seminar.


He highlighted the efforts and endeavors of the Agriculture Department for the project in Kaksar village. He said the area is famous for wheat production in the district.


Earlier, Scientist KVK, Chief Horticulture Officer, Kargil and District Nodal Officer PM Kisaan, also shared their views with the farmers who attended the seminar. 

They detailed about various scientific methods in order to increase crop production and informed them about the crop rotation technique.

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