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E-Plant clinics launched in J-K's Udhampur

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

The administration launched clinics in district on Wednesday to make technological innovations and advancement in research in the agriculture sector easily accessible for farmers for enhanced production.

The clinics were inaugurated by in presence of

Around four clinics have been established by the in collaboration with the Centre for Agriculture and (CABI) which will cover the entire district, besides providing guidance to the farmers and staff of the department.

Underlining the importance of e-Plant clinics, Kumar said the main objective of launching the facilities was to reach out to farmers easily and take technological innovations and research with the advancements in the agriculture sector to increase production.

He said these clinics would be made functional at Majalta, Ramnagar, Udhampur, and Chennai which would help the in identifying pests and other crop infestations, and also provide on-spot remedial measures.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 21:25 IST
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