11-member panel to border agri coverage
Chandigarh, January 17
The state authorities has constituted an 11-member committee of consultants to organize a brand new agriculture coverage. A notification has been issued on this regard.
App for farmers
- Agriculture Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal launched a seed manufacturing portal and app for farmers
- He stated via this, farmers would be capable of get on-line information in regards to the availability and number of seeds
Addressing a press convention at Punjab Bhavan right here right this moment, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal stated the brand new coverage can be ready by March 31. He stated the federal government was making steady efforts for the welfare of farmers.
He stated the committee comprised Secretary (Agriculture) Rahul Tiwari; Chairman of the Punjab State Farmers and Farm Staff Fee Sukhpal Singh (convener); VC, PAU, Ludhiana, Dr SS Gosal; VC, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences College, Ludhiana, Dr Inderjit Singh; economist Dr Sucha Singh Gill; former VC, Punjabi College, Patiala, Dr BS Ghumab; former Director (Horticulture) Dr Gurkanwal Singh; Adviser, Punjab Water Management and Growth Authority Rajesh Vashisht; former Director (Agriculture) Balwinder Singh Sidhu; president, PAU Kisan Membership, Amarinder Singh; and Chairman, PUNSEED, Mahinder Singh Sidhu.
The Agriculture Minister stated the primary government-farmer assembly can be held on February 12 at Punjab Agricultural College, Ludhiana and Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann would attend it. He stated over 2.500 progressive farmers from the state would take part within the assembly.
Dhaliwal additionally launched a seed manufacturing portal and app, offering on-line facility to the farmers. He stated via this, farmers would be capable of get on-line details about the supply and number of seeds.