Lone chairs meet of Horticulture dept, calls for speeding up dev projects

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Srinagar: The Secretary to Government Horticulture Department, Manzoor Ahmad Lone (IAS) chaired a meeting of the department on Tuesday here and asked the officers to speed up developmental projects in all the districts of Kashmir division of the current year’s target.
According to the statement, a power point presentation was given by Director Horticulture Kashmir, Manzoor Ahmad Qadiri with regard to the implementation of various schemes for the development of horticulture in Kashmir division.
The meeting was attended by all the chief Horticulture Officers of Kashmir division and allied officers of the department. All the officers assured their full commitment to the Secretary for achieving their targeted developmental programmes in full.
Besides this it was deliberated by the Secretary that they should work meticulously for the establishment of high density orchards in their jurisdiction and monitor the establishment with zeal so that flagship programme is made a grand success for the enhancement of quality production of major fruit crop apple, so that the fruit crop from J&K state can compete in the national as well as international market with better returns to the farming community.