Monday, February 6, 2023

Review meet of agriculture department


Jamshedpur: The Deputy Commissioner of East Singhbhum Amit Kumar presided a review meeting of the agriculture department.

In the second phase of farmersí welfare project 25 selected villages will see all round development as per the 9 point strictures of the state government. The work will have to be carried out within the stipulated time frame. The important factor is providing the farmers with soil health cards.

The DC directed that the distribution of 1560 cards and collection of soil samples would have to be completed within December 20. The district has thus far seen the inoculation of 62,029 domestic and farm animals. The DC has directed the departmental officials concerned to complete the animal inoculation by December 25.

Among other directives from the DC, 2,500 bamboo saplings will have to be planted in the district by December 25. He directed that farmersí meetings, fairs and workshops be arranged as measures to involve more farmers in the development project. The tillers need to be informed about the various welfare schemes of the government so that they may take advantage of them.

Officials of the departments concerned have been directed to provide all facilities for the establishment of proper rural markets and fairs.

Under the farmers welfare schemes, one lakh fish fries have to be provided to the villagers out of which 95 thousand have been distributed to pond owners under the fisheries department. The departmental official has been asked to ensure completion of fishermenís homes with provision of necessary amenities and then bring them under the Saubhabya Yojna, Ujjwala Yojna and Ujala Yojna by organizing a house warming fortnight.

The agriculture officer was instructed to upload details of ongoing activities under the scheme on the relevant portal.

The meeting was attended by the DDC Director NEP, Animal Husbandry Department officer, District Cooperative Officer and other officials of the district.

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