Ladakh being promoted as organic region: Dir Agri Kashmir

SRINAGAR: To review the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) in fertilisers for J&K State, Additional Secretary to Department of Fertilisers, Government of India Dharam Pal chaired a high level meeting at New Delhi on Tuesday.

Director Agriculture Kashmir asked the Additional Secretary, Department of Fertilisers, Government of India that extension in the date for completion of installation of POS machines may be given to Kashmir division, which was agreed upon by the additional secretary.
Andrabi informed the meeting that the department is gradually promoting both the districts of Ladakh region as organic districts and efforts were in full swing to minimise the fertiliser supply to these districts.