Vishwakarma Day was celebrated with religious fervour here on Thursday. In this regard, Department of Agriculture, Jammu observed Vishwakarma Day here at Government Agriculture Workshop, Jammu. On the occasion, Hari Krishan Razdan, Director of Agriculture, Jammu, was the Chief Guest who addressed the concerned workers, employees and officers.
Razdan said that the department is getting a very good response from the farmer’s field regarding results of different agriculture machines like paddy drum seeder, seed-cum -fertiliser drills, reaper-cum-binders, power weeders and diesel hill ploughs being popularised under different Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS). He said that Agriculture Mechanization is one of the key interventions aimed at doubling the income of farmers by 2022.
Owners of factories performed ‘Traditional puja’ along with their workers. They paid tributes to Lord Vishwakarma. They washed machines and tools of their factories.