Orchardists leave for HP tour

SRINAGAR: A group of 20 progressive orchardists from this district left Wednesday for the five days training-cum-exposure visit to Himachal Pradesh.
The tour was flagged off by the Chief Horticulture Officer Srinagar, an official handout issued here said.
“During their tour programme they are scheduled to visit Institute of Himalayan Bio-resources and Technology Palampur, CCSK University Palampur, Apiculture Research Station Nagrota Bagwan, RHRS Bijoura Kullu. The orchardists will interact with scientists for various new interventions in horticulture and allied sectors,” it said.
It said the orchardists will also visit local farmers of Kullu Valley.