JAMMU, Jan 31: Mr. Pramod Kumar Jain, Financial Commissioner, Agriculture Production Department (APD), called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Mr. Jain briefed the Governor about the initiatives taken by the Department, in collaboration with the Farm University, to enable the farmers to undertake diverse activities on their farms and enhance their surpluses.
The Governor advised Mr. Jain to ensure that the Extension wings of the Department and the Farm University work most closely together to see the new seeds and the latest techniques are effectively made available to the cultivators and diversified farming units become a reality.
The Governor also advised Mr. Jain to devote attention to distribution of high yield vegetable seeds to the farmers to undertake vegetable framing and further add to their means. They discussed about new avenues to be explored for marketing agricultural products.