|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Aug 21: Director Command Area Development Jammu O.P. Bhagat, today made an extensive tour of Sub-Division Sarore and inspected newly constructed distributaries for carrying water from main Ravi Tawi Canal to farmer's field.
During the tour he visited the villages - Chappar ( Kathua ), Chak Manga Gujran (Samba) and ASCO office Sarore (Samba ).
Director, CAD, had interactions with the farmers who expressed their satisfaction in respect of construction of field channels by the CAD, Jammu on the their fields. The farmers said that the field channels have played a significant role in avoiding loss of water due to percolation and seepage and providing water to the tail end fields. The farmers requested for extension of the project for covering more & more area under field channels thereby giving boost to the crop production in the region.
Director CAD also interacted with the field officers and stressed on identifying appropriate technological advances in the field of water management and helping the farmers to adopt the same so that it leads to overall progress of this vital sector.
He emphasized on bridging the gap between farmers and offices of the Department. He directed them to ensure quality work in the field and stressed them to work to the satisfaction of the farmers in commutation/collaboration with the newly elected PRTs.
Jagmohan Bhat, Project Officer, CAD (S&WM), Mukesh Khajuria, ASCO, Sarore K.K. Ganjoo, I/c Media & Publicity and other staff of the Sub-Division also accompanied the Director CAD during the tour.