Farming machinery distributed among progressive farmers at Tangdar

<em>Farming machinery distributed among progressive farmers at Tangdar</em>

Waseem Baba

KUPWARA, MARCH 15: Agriculture department organized a function at Mini Secretriat Tangdar today to distribute different farming machinery among the beneficiaries. The function was presided over by SDM Karnah, Dr. Gulzar Ahmad Rather. Sub Divisional Agriculture officer and AEO Tangdar was present at the occasion.

On the occasion, 3 power weeders, 2 power tillers and 1 tractor werep handed over to the progressive farmer beneficiaries from Karnah sub division by the SDM.

It was informed that during the current financial year 2022-23, as many as 16 power weeders, 3 power tiller and 4 tractors were distributed among various farmers of Karnah sub division. The machinery was distributed under CAPEX and Centrally Sponsored Schemes and the subsidy amounting to Rs.13.95 lakh have been released in favour of the beneficiaries through DBT mode.

Meanwhile, the SDM appreciated the officers for distributing the machinery among the farmers and urged upon them to ensure such benefits reach to all areas of the border and far flung Karnah sub division.

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