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75 Krishi Bal Sabhas in 75 Panchayats organised at Udhampur – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

by Atlanta Business Journal

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Aug 13: District Udhampur has launched a mega initiative by organizing 75 Krishi Bal Sabhas in 75 Panchayats in connection with Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. By this Udhampur has become the only District in J&K to organize this maiden programme with sole motive to make India ‘Atamanirbhar’.
Major objective of this initiative is to sensitize and involve the children-who are the true and energetic ‘Ambassadors of Change’ to revolutionize the system promoting ‘Prampragat Krishi’, natural farming, organic farming, formation of Self Help Groups, mechanized farming practices, improving ‘Cost Benefit Ratio’, rain water harvesting under catch the rain concept ‘Where it falls and When it falls’, protective cultivation, curbing excessive use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, weedicides endangering life on this planet by polluting the soil, water and air.
A handout stated that in ’75 Krishi Bal Sabhas in 75 Panchayats’, the Agriculture Extension Field Experts interacted with children on specific agenda to make India ‘Atamnirbhar’ as today these children are part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ when India is @ 75 Yrs and same children of Krishi Bal Sabhas will feel proud when our India will be @ 100 years being prominent citizens at that age bringing laurels to the great nation defeating internal and external challenges of food security, water crisis, soil erosion, health hazards, ecological imbalances.
This initiative is launched by Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Udhampur from Panchayat Neeli Nallah zone Jib and the programme was inaugurated by Chairman District Development Council, Lal Chand and presided over by Dr. Sanjay Anand, Chief Agriculture Officer Udhampur.
All the dignitaries and participants appreciated Dr. Ashwani Kumar Jojra Area Development Officer Udhampur who conceived this idea.
The programme culminated with Nation Anthem recitation.

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