‘Sericulture activities pave way for employment generation’

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KARGIL: To discuss measures to promote sericulture in Kargil, District Development Commissioner (DDC) and Chief Executive Officer LAHDC Kargil, Vikas Kundal held a meeting with Director General Sericulture here on Saturday.
Director-General Sericulture informed the DDC about the functioning of Sericulture Development Department in the state as well as the introduction of innovative steps for establishment of sericulture activities and Sericulture Development Board in the district, a handout read.
Members present in the meeting maintained that the establishment of departmental mulberry nurseries and other sericulture activities in the district would not only help the needy and downtrodden people but would also pave way for the generation of employment to the qualified unemployed youth, it added.