SRINAGAR: Faculty of Forestry, SKUAST-K on Monday under the All India Co-ordinated Research Project on Agroforestry distributed 3000 sapling of different forest, fruit trees , fodder grass seeds and poly houses among tribal farmers under Tribal Sub Plan in Anantnag on Monday.
The function was held in presence of Sheikh Billal Dean Facult of Forestry, Dr G A Parray Associate Director Khudwani and Dr Javeed Ahmad Mugloo, Principal invigilator of the project.
On the occasion experts sensitised the audience about the importance of tree plantation, pasture management, grazing pattern, soil management, plant diseases, planting techniques and other scientific managements for increasing their productivity in every field for improving economic status.
Dean Forestry impressed upon the tribal farmers to come forward and be in constant touch with scientists for improving their livelihood using barren lands efficiently.
He said that tribal’s are an important part of the forest ecosystem and our duty is to make their economy vibrant so that our forest ecosystem is secured for future.
Associate director Research, Mountain Field Research Crop centre, Khudwani on the occasion highlighted the importance of planting trees around forestry.