Steps afoot to ensure greater transparency in working of Agriculture Department: Andrabi

SRINAGAR: Director Agriculture Department, Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi today said the department represents an important sector which forms the backbone of the economy of the State.

The Director made these remarks while chairing the meeting of the empowered committee to monitor the performance of the officers at different levels of the Department. He impressed upon the committee members to speed up the process of their assigned work. He asked the empowered committee members to take feedback from the farmers of the concerned districts in order to perform the entire proceedings in a vibrant and multi-dimensional manner.

"Every officer and official should be committed to providing best possible services to the farming community so that every farmer can be transformed into a farm entrepreneur," he added.

Director Agriculture said the department is making all the efforts to promote transparency at all the levels and strengthening the system of accountability. He assured the members of the Committee of all the support and cooperation from the Department.

Earlier, the members presented a detailed summary of their activities during the meeting.


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