SRINAGAR: To provide exposure to growers, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Monday flagged off a group of growers representing different districts for training-cum-exposure visit to Division of Foriculture, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.
On the occasion, Director Floriculture and other concerned officials of the department were present.
According to an official handout, the tour is being conducted with an aim to acquaint growers with practical demonstration on advanced floriculture techniques, low cost storage techniques, using spot market in commodity exchange, etc.
“Take full advantage of the tour and extensively interact with the experts to know the latest and innovative techniques in field of floriculture,” the commissioner urged growers.
He impressed upon them to get themselves equipped with the knowledge and latest technical know-how for boosting productivity. Director Floriculture on the occasion said from construction and maintenance of green houses to planting, harvesting and marketing of the flowers the growers would be familiarised with all aspects of floriculture, the handout read.