‘AEOs must be mentors for farmers’

By   |  Published: 17th Feb 2017  7:09 pm
Orientation session: Newly inducted Agriculture Extension Officers at a workshop in Siddipet on Friday.

Siddipet: District Collector P Venkatrami Reddy said that Agriculture Extension Officers (AEOs) will play a crucial role in taking each and every initiative of the government to the doorsteps of farmers. 

In a day-long orientation programme conducted for 95 newly inducted AEOs here on Friday, the Collector said that the officers should act as a key link in taking each discovery from the lab to field. As the introduction of technology in agriculture is being promoted by the State government, Venkatrami Reddy told them to act as a guide and mentor for the farming fraternity. Venkateshwarlu, Joint Director, Agriculture; Ramalakshmi, Deputy Director, Horticulture, and others were present.