Our approach is farmer & community-centric: LG sinha

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today chaired a high level meeting of J&K Advisory Board for Development of Kisans and UT’s Agriculture department officials to discuss the roadmap on holistic development of agriculture & allied sectors in J&K, here at the Convention Center.

The meeting had meaningful and in-depth discussions wherein the participants shared their assessment of farming sector, examined apex committee’s recommendations and efforts by UT administration for a great agriculture transformation.

Our approach is farmer & community-centric enabling greater farmer participation in policies and ensuring their suggestions are taken into account in decision-making and benefit from increased productivity, diversification, access to credit & required technical assistance”, said the Lt Governor.

The Integrated approach will enable and strengthen market access for small and marginal farmers. With inclusiveness we aim to improve credit flow by banks to the agriculture sector and particularly to small and marginal farmers, he added.

Sinha complimented the efforts of Dr. Mangala Rai, who headed the UT level apex committee and prepared a vision document on holistic development of agriculture & allied sectors and the farming community.