With a mission to boost Agro Sector and double the income of farmers, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Krittika Jyotsna today distributed Agro machinery among identified beneficiaries at a distribution camp organized by District Agriculture office Ganderbal at Mini Secretariat, here.

The DC distributed farm-tractors (20 no.), motorized vending carts (07 no.) among identified beneficiaries costing Rs 45.50 lakh as subsidy component.

While interacting with the beneficiaries, the DC urged the farmers to adopt latest technological interventions and methodology to improve crop productivity. She asked them to come and avail benefits of various government schemes rolled out to boost the agriculture sector.

Chief Agriculture Officer informed that with this farm machinery distribution, employment opportunity for 54 Unemployed youth has been created in the current financial year and these components are one amongst the series of interventions through centrally and state sponsored schemes where farmers are being facilitated to achieve the Prime Minister’s dream of doubling their income.

Chief Agriculture Officer and other staff of the department were also present on the occasion.

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