Precious Kashmir News
Ganderbal 23 Mar: DDC Ganderbal, Dr. Piyush Singla today conducted an extensive tour of the district to review the pace of progress in different sectors.
During the tour, DDC visited Pati Shallabugh village and inspected the farm site comprising of 73 hectors of land, which has been identified by Agriculture department to develop pesticides free village. The DDC on the occasion interacted with the farmers and urged upon them to ensure use of organic fertilizers so that the target of making this village synthetic fertilizers and pesticides free village is achieved.
The DDC was informed that 150 FOF (Farm Operating Families) are involved in this programme. He was also informed that agriculture department has provided various incentives to these farmers including a playhouse, vermicompost pits, Irrigation pump sets, Vermicompost, Bio-fertilizers etc.
The DDC visited Wetland site at Shallabugh and directed them to ensure all required measures for proper development of the Wetland .