One -day training programme on mobile fertilizer system organized

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, June 13:  A one day training programme on mobile fertilizer system was organized by the Agriculture Department for the fertilizer dealers of R S Pura Sub Division at K V K Centre R S Pura today.
In the training programme besides, fertilizer dealers fertilizer companies also participated. The programme was inaugurated by A K Malhotra State Nodal Officer MFMS, Joint Director Agriculture Extension Jammu.
Speaking on the occasion, he said that Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers GoI has launched MFS to bring transparency in the fertilizer business. He said the fertilizers being the key input in agriculture sector should be made available to farmers at their door steps.
He said the main objective MFMS is to make available direct subsidy to farmer. After conducting series of meetings and workshops with the whole sale dealers and fertilizer companies, the Department has achieved the phase first of MFMS. In the phase second the retail fertilizer dealers are to be sanitized and trained, he added.
The training programme was organized in collaboration with IFFCO, Jammu in which Online demonstration was given by IFFCO, NFL and experts of Agriculture Department.


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