In the race where India is trying to bring out the best of farmers in the fields, various government and non government policies are tying to boost agriculture to be the best in profession.The experts reveal that new and advanced equipment and technology should be used to boost agriculture and horticulture.
Soil health cards, farmers aid in fetilisers, crop health etc were various scheme introduced by government to help farmers sustain healthy cultivation process. Like wise, Governor KK Paul organising Kisan melas, could help local farmers to get trained and equipped for increasing their agricultural and horticultural production. He said it should be kept in mind which areas were conducive for which crop and then the production should be enhanced and encouraged.
He said proper markets should be accessible to farmers to make agriculture more lucrative in order to check migration from the hills and rural areas. He said the university should give as much encouragement as possible to research on cultivation of herbs and medicinal plants.
Paul even took initiative and went around the laboratory of the universities and looked at various equipment related to agriculture. He inspected the floriculture laboratory of the university. He said local varieties of flowers must be produced so that they could be exported to other countries.