Dir Horticulture inspects FPN’sat Budgam

SRINAGAR: To effectively monitor the activities being implemented by the department, Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat Thursday visited Chadoora and Chrari-e-Sharief areas of district Budgam.
During the visit, the Director inspected departmental Fruit Plant Nurseries (FPN’s) which serves as backbone of the Horticulture Sector in general and Department in particular.
He also visited some private orchards of the area and listened to the problems faced by the orchardists. Instructions were issued to the staff to visit fields regularly and address the problems faced by the orchardists.
The Director also inspected the farming and handling units established under centrally sponsored scheme MIDH. Some vermicompost units established in the private sector as well as small nursery established under MIDH were also inspected.
Director Horticulture also stressed the popularization of High-Density Plantation among orchardists.

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