Senior officers of the department have been designated to provide guidance pertaining to agricultural activities during Covid19 lockdown.By Yana Mir
After taking over the charge of Agriculture Department by Navin K. Choudhary, Pr. Secretary to Govt, the officers of Agriculture Department had come in action.
Following, which Department of Agriculture Kashmir today launched 24×7 Helpline and senior officers of the Department have been designated to provide guidance pertaining to the agricultural activities during Covid-19 lockdown.
The main objective of setting up the helpline is to answer the queries regarding different field operations and agricultural activities to the callers and to make sure that every farmer and grower can access credible and accurate information regarding different field crops and other agriculture activities on ground.
In this regard the officers who have been designated to provide the requisite guidance to the farming community round the clock Altaf Aijaz Andrabi, Director Agriculture Kahmir, (General Agriculture), 9419008391. Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal, Joint Director Agriculture Kashmir Extension/ Inputs Kashmir, (General Agriculture), 9419104117 M. I. Khateeb, Joint Director Agriculture Engineering, (Engineering), 9419149569 Dr. Syed Waseem Ahmad Shah, Agrostologist, (Fodders), 7889749020 Mr. Fida Iqbal, Floriculture Development Officer, (Floriculture), 9419013818 (6) Manzoor Ahmad Shah, Seed Production Officer, (Vegetables), 7006902014 Mr. Sartaj Ahmad Shah, Manager Padgampora, (Pulses & Cereals), 7889566938, Navtej Singh, Mushroom Development Officer, (Mushroom Cultivation), 7780819894, Waheed-ur-Rehman, Assistant Entomologist, (Bee Keeping), 9419091753 Sheikh Imran, Assistant Director Law Enforcement, (Pesticides/ Insecticides/ Fertilizers), 7889555622.