Srinagar: Agriculture department on Wednesday organized sale of hybrid and open pollinated variety of seedlings of Cabbage, Knolkhol, and Cauliflower at Kitchen Garden Lalmandi here today. The sale witnessed huge demand from public mostly from Srinagar along with other places.
On this occasion Director Agriculture Kashmir Altaf Aijaz Andrabi said that keeping in view the huge economic potential of vegetables production advised the famers and unemployed youths to practice Vegetable farming in their fields which is a remunerative and profitable venture and assured full cooperation and technical guidance from the department.
Director Agriculture Kashmir appraised that in view of remunerative nature vegetable farming the department is making every endeavour for area expansion under vegetable and reduce the slack season.
It is only due to intervention of the department vegetable seedlings are available in the month of February which otherwise were available in the month of April.
Chief technical Officer of the department Farooq Ahmad Shah and Seed Production Officer Syed Waseem Shah were also present on this occasion.