News Desk, Amar Ujala, Lucknow
Published by: Pankaj Srivastava
Updated Fri, 03 Sep 2021 11:50
Agriculture Minister Surya Pratap Shahi also called upon the farmers not to burn stubble in the field. He also directed to organize PM Kisan Samadhan Diwas to remove the flaws in the data related to farmers under PM Kisan Yojana.
Agriculture Minister Surya Pratap Shahi.
– Photo: Amar Ujala.
Shahi was addressing the program ‘Scientists ki Baat with farmers’ on Thursday. This program was organized through videoconferencing in which farmers from all the districts of the state were involved. Here scientists gave important suggestions to farmers to increase productivity and income. The Agriculture Minister also informed about the steps taken by the Central and State Governments for the welfare of the farmers. Additional Chief Secretary Agriculture Dr. Devesh Chaturvedi directed the departmental officers to ensure the quality of agricultural chemicals. He told the farmers that they must take receipt from the seller while purchasing the agricultural defense chemicals.
He also called upon the farmers not to burn stubble in the field. He also directed to organize PM Kisan Samadhan Diwas to remove the flaws in the data related to farmers under PM Kisan Yojana. Director Agriculture Vivek Kumar Singh, Director Horticulture RK Tomar also addressed the program.
Among agricultural scientists, Dr. Deepak Rai gave information on pest disease control, Dr. Narendra Kumar, production technology of pulse crops, Dr. Prasoon Verma gave information on value addition of pulses products.