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Inauguration of first of its kind hydroponic unit, multi-purpose grading line and plant health clinic by Chetan Singh Jaudamajra.
Center of Excellence for Vegetables established under Indo-Israel project encourages farmers to adopt crop diversification on a larger scale
Jodamajra urged farmers to adopt hi-tech farming, Punjab government will provide all possible support
Chandigarh, March 02 (Azad Soch News):- In order to fulfill the dream of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to increase the income of the farmers of Punjab, Food Processing and Horticulture Minister Chetan Singh Jaudamajra (Food Processing and Horticulture Minister Chetan Singh Jaudamajra) has set up a first of its kind multi-purpose grading/sorting line, hydroponic unit in the country. And by starting the Plant Health Clinic Lab, he invited the farmers of Punjab to get out of the traditional crop cycle and adopt crop diversification on a larger scale to take maximum advantage of profitable agriculture.
After inaugurating the hydroponic unit and multi-purpose grading/sorting line at the Center of Excellence for Vegetables established here under the Indo-Israel project, Food Processing Minister Chetan Singh Jaudamajra said that priority should be given to the cultivation of crops/vegetables with low water consumption. The main need of the present time, he said, is that the farmers should leave the traditional crop cycle of wheat-paddy and adopt hi-tech agriculture for which the Punjab government under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is always ready to provide all possible training and help.
He said that this center of the Indo-Israel Project will develop as a beacon to encourage farmers to cultivate vegetables through modern technologies. By making the farmers more aware of the techniques being adopted at Excellence, they will be connected with profitable agriculture, he said that the horticulture department will primarily use 15 districts of Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur to bring the center’s techniques to the farmers at the village level. The villages have been selected under which the farmers are being encouraged towards higher income even in small land.
The Minister of Horticulture while addressing the farmers also urged them to adopt modern technologies, he also distributed certificates to the farmers who cultivated vegetables through new technologies, Director of Horticulture Department Shalander Kaur said that a large number of farmers have bought vegetables from the Center of Excellence. Vegetables are being cultivated in their fields using this technology, he said that if farmers adopt Indo-Israeli technologies in their fields, they can get income equal to one acre even from one canal.
Earlier, Food Processing Minister MLA Balkar Singh, Deputy Commissioner Jaspreet Singh, Deputy Director of Horticulture Department Dr. Lal Bahadur, Assistant Directors Dr. Daljit Singh Gill, Sukhwinder Singh and Sukhbir Singh, Project Officer Tejveer Singh and other officials of Center of Visited various units of Excellence, expressing satisfaction over the performance of the center, asked that maximum number of farmers should be connected with the activities of the center. And the common people are giving full response.
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