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SRINAGAR: Joint Director Agriculture, Abdul Rahim Samoon today flagged-off a group of 100 progressive agripreneurs from Kashmir division to New Delhi to participate in Krishi Unnati Mela scheduled on March 16-18, 2018. The tour is aimed to make farmers and agripreneurs from valley acquaint with latest trends and technologies in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.  


Speaking on the occasion, the Joint Director said this is a huge opportunity for touring farmers and agripreneurs to get firsthand knowledge and experience of innovations and technologies trending the present scenario of agriculture. He urged upon them to take full advantage of the tour and try to explore the opportunities to get most of it in terms of experience and expertise.

During the tour, the farmers will also visit different stalls to be displayed by different states and would get the opportunity to interact with their counterparts from other regions of the country. Regional Subject Matter Specialist, Muhammad Yaseen Masoodi, Deputy Director Farmers Training Centre Sadaqat Ali, and other senior Officers of the Department were also present on this occasion.