Saffron growers call on VC SKUAST

Saffron growers call on VC SKUAST

BILAL HABIB
PAMPORE: A review meeting of All Saffron Growers Development Marketing Cooperative Association (ASGDMCA) was held on Tuesday at Saffron Research Farm Dusoo in this saffron town.
The meeting was headed by president ASGDMCA, Abdul Majeed Wani.
Vice Chancellor SKUAST Dr Tej Pratab, Agriculture Commissioner Secretary Asgar Samoon, Director Agriculture Mushtaq Ahmad, Director SKUAST Shafiq Ahmad Wani, besides Agriculture officers and Saffron growers were also present in the meeting. Various issues of Saffron growers and Saffron Mission were discussed in the meeting. It was told that Bore- wells which were dug by government as per scheme would work from September of current year and more bore wells will be dug in coming months.
People were assured that the money will be paid soon to the Saffron growers who plant the Saffron corns under National Saffron Mission in year 2012.

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