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Srinagar: Department of Agriculture Kashmir today asked farmers and growers of the valley to get themselves registered under Kisan Credit Card Scheme to avail various loan facilities.
Elaborating on the facilities being provided through this scheme, Director Agriculture Kashmir Altaf Aijaz Andrabi said that this scheme aims to rovide hassle free credit facilities for raising crops at effective rate of
interest @ 4%* (subject to the terms and conditions if repaid within a year
He added that no guarantee, no mortgage for KCC loan is required upto Rs 1.60 lakhs, adding that this scheme is designed to extend credit facilities for purchase of quality inputs and its timely subsequent use for maximizing the production and productivity of sown crops for economic empowerment of farmers.
Director has asked all the farmers/ growers to kindly contact for enrolment to near Chief Agriculture Officer/Zonal Agriculture Officer/Junior Agriculture Extension Officer/ Agriculture Extension Assistants or any other field functionary of respective district at an earlierst.
In case of any query farmers/growers are requested to please feel free to contact any officer/ official of the Department on mobile numbers:
Altaf Aijaz Andrabi, Director Agriculture Kahmir 0194- 2310675/ 9419008391/7889399102,
Mohd Iqbal Chowdhary – Joint Director Agriculture Kashmir (Extension) 9419104117
Amir ud Din Andrabi, Joint Director Agriculture Kashmir (Inputs) 9906662640
Dr. Syed Waseem Ahmad Shah, Deputy Director Agriculture (Central) Kashmir 9419309867,
Arvind Kumar Baru Chief Agriculture Officer, Srinagar – 9419195832,
Mohd Qasim Ganie Chief Agriculture Officer, Pulwama
Muzafer Hurra Chief Agriculture Officer, Kupwara
Mr. Mohd Yousuf Shah,Chief Agriculture Officer, Baramulla
Gh. Mohd Dhobi, Chief Agriculture Officer, Ganderbal
Rafiq Ahmad Kukroo, Chief Agriculture Officer, Kulgam
Farooq Ahmad Dandroo Chief Agriculture Officer, Bandipora 9419040056,
Mohd Iqbal Khan Chief Agriculture Officer,
Mohd Syed Peer Chief Agriculture Officer, Shopian 7006950751,
Mohd Shafi Khar, Chief Agriculture Officer, Budgam 9858839577,
Gh. Hassan Magray, Plant Protection Officer 9149602396,
Wahid-ur-Rehman, Assistant Entomologist 7006922982.