Appeal to farmers not to set hearth to crop residues
Praised the environmental initiatives of progressive farmers
Barnala: Deputy Commissioner Tej Partap Singh Phoolka held a gathering with the officers of the Agriculture Department and progressive farmers right here in the present day to encourage the farmers and make needed preparations to stop the sudden onset of fireplace in the wheat crop and never to burn the crop residues. On this event, the Deputy Commissioner stated that the main rabi crop of wheat has already ripened and the authorities procurement can also be beginning from tenth April. He stated that full cooperation of the district administration and departments, in addition to the cooperation of farmers, is anticipated to save the ripe crop from hearth. He stated that to protect the mature wheat crop, residues shouldn’t be set on hearth after harvesting, as it could harm the mature crop in close by fields and pollute the setting.
On this event, he took solutions from the progressive farmers in order that the mature crop of the farmers wouldn’t be harmed.
He stated that contemplating the rabi season, the involved departments have been directed to make strong preparations. On this event, Chief Agriculture Officer Dr. Charanjit Singh Kainth appealed to the farmers to type out the wheat stubble in the fields as an alternative of setting it on hearth in order that it could not solely pollute the setting but additionally enhance the fertility of the land. Urged the farmers to enhance the space below direct sowing of paddy. Agriculture Officer Mehal Kalan, Lakhveer Singh, ADO Barnala Dr. Gurcharan Singh, Dr. Gurmeet Singh, Dr. Ammitpal Singh, Safal Kisan Harwinder Singh and Gurpreet Singh Kahneke additionally shared the views throughout the event.