Punjab directs all Dist. Agri. officers to launch remove weeds campaign
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Punjab directs all Dist. Agri. officers to launch remove weeds campaign

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Moga, May 27 : Punjab Agriculture Department on Wednesday directed all District Chief Agriculture officers to launch a campaign to remove weeds from vacant plots, road side, open grounds.

Director Agriculture Sutanter Kumar Airy said here that though the department has already launched a vigorous campaign in all the districts to remove the weeds, the department now have directed to complete this task in a mission mode.

The Director further said that all the chief agriculture officer and staff had in asked to keep strict vigil on the smuggling of unauthorised fake seed into the state which attracts sucking pasts resulting in damage to the crop, Airy also directed the officials to promote crop diversification in the state and hoped that the department would achieve the target of cotton sowing area in the state of 12.5 lakh acres. (UNI)

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