Dir Agriculture holds interaction with Saffron Farmers at Soslan, Balhama Srinagar

Pulwama : The Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal on Tuesday visited saffron growing areas of Balhama and held interaction with the saffron farmers of Soslan, Balhama Srinagar and also took stock of various interventions by the department in the area.
Speaking on the occasion, Director Agriculture said that the Department is committed to the development of the saffron sector. A number of initiatives have already been taken by the Department and a number of other steps are in progress, he further said.
Iqbal said that for the economic development of saffron farmers, the department has endeavoured to ensure that our GI Tagged saffron reaches national and international markets. He assured the concerned farmers of every possible technical support from the department for making saffron crop cultivation a successful venture.
Director Agriculture held detailed interactions with the saffron farmers of Balhama area and took feedback regarding the role played by the department.

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