REASI, JULY 10, 2020: Horticulture Department, Reasi is conducting series of awareness camps under ‘Kissan Pakhwada’ in various panchayats for issuance of Kissan Credit Cards and generating awareness regarding developmental schemes being implemented by the Department in the district.

In this connection, an inaugural camp was today conducted at Panchayat Gari of block Jij Bagli Arnas Zone.

Chief Horticulture Officer, Mukesh Kumar Sharma, spoke at length on the importance and benefits of Kissan Credit Card and emphasized upon the farming community to avail benefit from KCC. The Horticulture schemes were discussed and the participants were sensitized about the initiatives taken by the department for the betterment of the farming community. The aim of the government for doubling the farmers’ income was also discussed and farmers were advised to adopt advance techniques in Fruit Cultivation for reaping maximum benefit from their land holdings.

District Level SMS Reasi and HDO Arnas also interacted with participants and solved their queries. Sarpanch of Panchayat Gari, Kewal Singh thanked the department and urged for organizing more such camps.

Similar camps were also held in Seela, Kanthan, Judda, Kotli Manotrian, Pouni, Gran Brotrian, Dera Babba, Aghar Jitto in collaboration with Agriculture Department.