By Our Staff Reporter
Dehradun, 12 Oct: Retired IAS officer Bhaskar Khulbe and Deb Mukherjee met Agriculture Minister Ganesh Joshi, today, and discussed in detail promoting various schemes in the field of agriculture and horticulture in the state and increasing the income of farmers.
Many other important points like encouraging the production of golden kiwi in the state and drip irrigation using state-of-the-art technology were also discussed. There is a lot of difference between normal irrigation techniques and irrigation with state-of-the-art technology, it was emphasised. Cloud based drip irrigation through mobile app is also the need of the hour and is also prevalent in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, etc., the minister was informed.
Joshi said he would direct the Agriculture Secretary in this regard so that horticulture could be strengthened with technology irrigation. The Minister also shared various details of his visit to Germany.