‘Commercial floriculture to uplift socio-economic status of farmers’

UDHAMPUR: With an aim to create awareness among the farmer community, Department of Floriculture Udhampur organised one-day training programme on commercial floriculture at Village Deot of Tehsil Majalta, Udhampur here on Wednesday. During the training programme, Scientist I/C KVK Reasi, Dr Banarsi Dass and Sanjay Koushal delivered lectures on organic farming and commercial floriculture, an official handout read.
While addressing the farmers, Landscape Officer, Udhampur Sunil Singh, briefed about the overall scenario of floriculture in district. He urged the farmers to adopt commercial floriculture to uplift their socio-economic status and enhance the income of farming at large scale.
Large number of farmers attended the training programme to learn about the various traits of commercial floriculture, the handout read. AFC, Udhampur and other senior officers of concerned department were present during the programme.