DDC Kargil for growing veggies during winter

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KARGIL: District Development Commissioner Kargil, Vikas Kundal on Monday underscored the need for exploring the possibilities to grow green vegetables in district Kargil during winter season.
The DDC asked the agriculture, horticulture departments and SKAUST to “work with ‘utmost dedication, close coordination and chalk out a comprehensive plan and submit the same to the concerned quarters for accord of necessary sanction so that the funds could be arranged for the purpose”, a handout read.
Kundal was addressing a meeting convened to discuss and explore possibilities of growing green vegetables in the district here.
He said, “By introducing the latest innovative measures, we can ensure the cultivation of vegetables in Kargil district during the winter season which was not previously possible,” adding the same could help in creating opportunities in employment generation, reduce food scarcity and also help improve the economic profile of the people of the district, the handout read.