Baramulla: The district administration in Baramulla in collaboration with horticulture department has undertaken horticulture census in the area to assess the expanse of land under the vital economy sector.
The district development commissioner Baramulla Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash convened a meeting in this backdrop, which was attended by all top-ranking revenue officials of the district, sub-divisional magistrates of Sopore, Gulmarg and Pattan and chief horticulture officer.
The meeting was informed about the progress in the horticulture sector. Naqash urged upon the concerned authorities to conduct the census of fruit and non fruit bearing trees in the district and to assess the land under horticulture and allied sectors. He also stressed upon the officers to mobilize the manpower so as to yield better production. Meanwhile, the DDC also took a comprehensive review of the arrangements with respect to the election of horticulture marketing committees.