GANDERBAL: Commissioner Secretary Floriculture, Gardens and Parks, Sheikh Fayaz Ahmad Tuesday visited Ganderbal to hold interaction sessions with flower growers at Qamria Park.
District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal, Director Floriculture Kashmir, Farooq Ahmad Rather and District Floriculture Officer Ganderbal besides other senior officers of the Department were present on the occasion.
The Director Floriculture apprised the Commissioner about different developmental works undertaken and progress of commercial floriculture in the district.
The Commissioner was also apprised about the recent works undertaken in Qamria Park Viz. construction of ornamental fencing, construction of view point, establishment of High-tech poly-carbonated greenhouse, renovation of fountain etc.
During the interaction with flower growers, the Commissioner was apprised about various difficulties being faced by them vis-à-vis marketing their produce and losses suffered by them during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Commissioner Secretary informed the growers that the Department of Floriculture, J&K is on the job to formulate the comprehensive commercial floriculture policy in which all the challenges and problems faced by the growers will be taken care of.
The DDC emphasized on the importance of the Department of Floriculture in maintaining the public gardens and parks of the district professionally.