DG Horticulture vits Budgam

SRINAGAR: Director General, Horticulture Kashmir Ajaz Ahmad Bhat today conducted an extensive tour of District Budgam. He wasaccompanied by Chief Horticulture Officer Budgam and other officers of the Department.
During the tour Director General Horticulture attended on going short term training course on Canning and Preservation of Fruits being conducted by the Department. He interacted with the trainees and assured them of all the help in establishment of their canning units.
Later the Director General, Horticulture visited the Kashmir Apple Save Society (KAAS) Exotic Walnut Nursery in Zoorigund Budgam. He appreciated the hard work of the nursery grower and assured him of all possible support by the Department particularly in marketing.
Acknowledging his hard work the DG, Horticulture presented him a letter of appreciation.
While making interaction with progressive orchardists of the area, he advised them to frequently irrigate their orchards in this dry and hot weather, so as to maintain optimum soil moisture. He also advised them to irrigate their orchards during cooler hours of the day.

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