Dir Horticulture Kashmir holds meet for setting up of pesticide, soil testing labs

SRINAGAR: Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, Monday chaired a meeting regarding establishment of two Pesticide Testing Laboratories and one Soil Testing Laboratory in district Kupwara, Kulgam and Pulwama respectively as the funds for the same have been earmarked by the government. The meeting was attended by the concerned Chief Horticulture Officers, Soil Analyst, SALAL Srinagar besides other officers of the department.
During the meeting different aspects of establishment of said labs like preparation of DPRs etc. were thoroughly discussed. In the end Director described the setting up of these laboratories as a welcome step for the farming community. Director also highlighted the importance of these labs and stressed for timely completion of the projects.

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