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Barabanki’s Development Unveiled: Jammu and Kashmir Journalists Witness Central Government Initiative

Barabanki’s Development Unveiled: Jammu and Kashmir Journalists Witness Central Government Initiative

Empowering Agriculture and Community Development: Barabanki Set for a Rs 20 Thousand Crore Boost

Renowned Farmer Padma Shri Ramsharan Verma Guides Kashmiri Farmers on Innovative Agriculture Practices

IQBAL WANI

LUCKNOW: Barabanki District Magistrate Satyendra Kumar, Chief Development Officer Ekta Singh, and Director of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Shri Manoj Kumar Verma, met a 13-member journalist group from Jammu and Kashmir under the Vikas Bharat Sankalp Yatra. They provided updates on the Central Government’s schemes in Barabanki, highlighting an imminent Rs. 20 thousand crore investment, with half earmarked for the agricultural sector. The officials emphasized the inclusion of deprived individuals in the mainstream through the Vikas Bharat Sankalp Yatra across 1155 Gram Panchayats. The journalists, following the administrative meeting, inspected the MNREGA-constructed park in Gram Panchayat Mamarkhapur of Siddhaur block. They also visited the Anna Prashan Prerna Mahila Small Scale Industries established by a self-help group, meeting Didi Mamta Verma, who shared insights on the group’s economic empowerment.

Journalists from Kashmir observed the Vikas Bharat Sankalp Yatra in Mohammadpur Chandi Singh Gram Panchayat of Siddhaur development block in Barabanki. They witnessed the efficient delivery of schemes like Ayushman Card, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, and PM Swanidhi to villagers. Registrations for these programs were actively underway. During the ‘Meri Kahani, Meri Jubani’ program, residents shared how initiatives like the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana and Ujjwala scheme significantly improved their lives.

The Agriculture Department’s drone demonstration stole the spotlight during the Sankalp Yatra in Barabanki. Villagers were intrigued by the spraying of nano urea through drones, with officials emphasizing its importance for crops. The event also featured discussions on various departmental schemes, including natural farming.

Padma Shri awardee and progressive farmer, Shri Ramsharan Verma, provided valuable guidance to Kashmiri farmers during interactions with local journalists. He emphasized diversification and the cultivation of cold-season crops, citing his own success in achieving over 150 quintals per acre while saving up to 30% water. Ramsharan Verma, having enlightened more than 50,000 farmers on modern farming techniques, urged farmers to reconsider traditional practices, such as making drains after sowing potatoes, to optimize potato cultivation.

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