Army orgainses agriculture camp at Jhangar

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An Agriculture Camp was organised recently at Jhangar as a prelude to mark 68th Jhangar Day Celebrations”. To grace the occasion eminent speakers & experts from various state department  to include Mr RS Jamwal, Sub Divisional Agriculture Officer, Kulbhushan Sharma,  BDO Naoshera,  Ravi Gupta, J&K Energy Development Agency, Ramesh Sharma, Manager J&K Gramin Bank and  Rahi Jamwal, Manager Punjab National Bank, Naoshera were present. All of them interacted with the farmers to understand and solve their queries.

The event was attended by 120 women, 253 children, 269 men and 253 children. The farmers were enlightened about various government schemes such as KCC (Kisan Credit Card), Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojna and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Suraksha Bima. In addition, they were also explained about the latest techniques, developing and growing practises in farming and availability of subsidised material. For shaping up of this heart worthy efforts on the spot, 50 farmers were given Kisan Credit Card, another50 were given Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Suraksha Bima and 110 were registered for the same. The platform was also utilised to distribute 10 quintals of Corn Seeds and 100 Solar Cookers on subsidised rates. In addition under the first phase of construction of toilets five farmers were selected to be given the incentives for building toilets under Clean India Project.

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