11 member agricultural specialists committee fashioned by Mann authorities to arrange a brand new agricultural coverage Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal
CHANDIGARH:Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann-led Punjab authorities has taken one other step to arrange the brand new agricultural coverage of the state and has constituted an 11 member committee of agricultural specialists. A notification has been issued on this regard.
Addressing a press convention at Punjab Bhavan right here at present, Punjab Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Mr. Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal knowledgeable that the brand new agricultural coverage for Punjab shall be ready by March 31. He mentioned that the Punjab authorities has been making steady efforts to enhance the welfare of the farmers and the agricultural system of the state.
He mentioned that on this 11-member committee, Secretary Agriculture Mr. Rahul Tiwari as member, Chairman Punjab State Farmers and Farm Staff Fee Dr. Sukhpal Singh as Convener, Vice Chancellor PAU. Ludhiana Dr. SS Gosal, Vice Chancellor Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences College Ludhiana Dr. Inderjit Singh, Economist Dr. Sucha Singh Gill, Former Vice Chancellor Punjabi College Patiala Dr. BS rotation, Former Director Horticulture Punjab Dr. Gurkanwal Singh, Advisor Punjab Water Management and Improvement Authority Mr. Rajesh Vashisht, Former Director Agriculture Punjab Dr. Balwinder Singh Sidhu, President PAU. Kisan Membership Mr. Amarinder Singh and Chairman Panseed Mr. Mahinder Singh Sidhu have been included as members.
The Agriculture Minister mentioned that the primary government-farmer assembly could be held on February 12, 2023. He mentioned that this assembly could be held at Agricultural College Ludhiana, and Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann could be chiief visitor. He mentioned that greater than 2500 progressive farmers from each nook of Punjab would take part on this assembly. He mentioned that in this assembly farmers will talk about agricultural coverage and their priceless strategies shall be taken.
The Agriculture Minister mentioned that the Punjab authorities has been drafting the brand new agricultural coverage maintaining in thoughts the pure sources of Punjab corresponding to floor water, soil well being and geographical circumstances. He mentioned that with a view to enhance the financial situation of farmers within the new agricultural coverage, particular consideration shall be given to facets corresponding to valuation of agricultural produce, export and agricultural diversification. The brand new agricultural coverage may also embrace a proposal to undertake basmati as an alternative choice to parmal paddy and promote basmati exports.
Mr. Dhaliwal emphasised that Punjab has been dealing with an environmental and well being disaster, wherein fertile land has been turning into non-fertile land and the quantity of poisons in floor water is rising daily.
The Agriculture Minister additional mentioned that below the brand new agricultural coverage, the excess water of the rivers is being thought of to be delivered to each farm in Punjab.
On this event, Dhaliwal additionally launched the seed manufacturing portal and app, offering a web-based facility to the farmers. He mentioned that by this the farmers of the state will be capable to get on-line details about the supply and styles of seeds. He mentioned that the aim of this app is to make the Punjab State Seed Certification Group on-line and paperless and to implement the annual calendar for seed certification. He mentioned that by this app, seed monitoring, high quality authentication, seeds Full data concerning the manufacturing, certification and sampling shall be out there.
On this event, Secretary Agriculture Arshdeep Singh Thind, Director Agriculture Dr. Gurwinder Singh Director Punjab State Seed Certification Authority Dr. JPS Grewal, Dr. JDS Gill and senior officers of the Agriculture Division have been additionally current.