MLA, DC flag off Poonch orchardists for study tour to Srinagar

POONCH: Member Legislative Assembly Haveli, Shah Mohammad Tantray, in presence of Deputy Commissioner Poonch Tariq Ahmad Zargar and officers of horticulture department, flagged off a group of 16 local orchardists for training and exposure visit to different locations of Srinagar, an official press note read.
During the seven-day tour, organised by horticulture department under the scheme MIDH 2017-18, the group of the orchardists from various horticulture zones of the district, would be imparted training and taken on exposure visits to Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences (SKUAST)-Kashmir, Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture (CITH) Srinagar and Advanced Centre for Horticulture Development (ACHD) Zanapora, Shopian to acquaint them with new techniques of horticulture production, the press note added.