Masroor Qayoom Srinagar, January 01: A team of enforcement, headed by Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal, conducted a surprise inspection of insecticide, pesticides, and fertilizer dealers/distributors in district Baramulla. Duplicate spurious fertilizers were seized from Saidpora, Sopore.
Director Agriculture reiterated the commitment to genuine inputs for farmers and warned against violating set norms. District monitoring teams have been constituted to check and monitor the distribution, supply, and stock of different inputs. Awareness meetings with dealers highlighted the importance of genuine inputs.