Director Hoticulture take stock of activities at Zawoora centre

SRINAGAR: Director Horticulture, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat,KAS Monday visited Centre of Excellence being established at Zawoora Srinagar and inspected varietal profile of various fruit crops planted at the project site. He was accompanied by District Level Subject Matter Specialist Srinagar and other field officers. Directions were passed to the committee constituted recently to identify the varietal profile of fruit crops planted. The committee were instructed to schedule their visit for Wednesday and thereafter a detailed report alongwith their recommendations be submitted within three days.
The Centre is being established at an estimated cost of Rs.924.81 lacs which shall have facilities for production of high quality fruit plants, micro irrigation, high tech green house technology, Tissue culture Labs, bio control labs , weather station and Disease forecasting etc. During the inspection the Incharge of the Centre briefed about the developmental activities takenup and various kinds of fruits produced at the Centre. Instructions were passed to the staff on spot for conducting time bound operations and proper maintenance of the project while following the guidelines and SOP related to Covid-19 Pandemic.

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