High-tech agriculture vital for productivity

There is a need to boost the agriculture sector of the state and introducing high tech farming practices for improvement in agriculture and horticulture sector as agriculture is the back bone of state’s economy. J&K has great resource in the agriculture and horticulture sector which needs prime attention for its exploring and progress. The government must bring desirable change by introducing high tech agriculture techniques for increasing productivity in the state. Our agriculture land is scattering day by day and is under serious threat due to the alarming rate of constructions on agriculture land so it needs great attention of the government to improve productivity. The government must also cover the bee keeping in apiculture sector under insurance schemes and ensure to provide 50 percent subsidy in bee keeping. There are great potential of potatoes, maize and walnut production as well different varieties of fruits and vegetables in some areas of the state which need special focus to its progress and this government should fallow modern techniques for increasing production as well as to aware the local farmers for adoption of modern techniques of agriculture. Special focus should be given for sericulture department to attract the local people towards sericulture.