DG Horticulture inspected various farms, nurseries at Anantnag

Srinagar: Ajaz Ahmad Bhat , Director General Horticulture Kashmir Sunday extensively toured District Anantnag. During his visit DG Horticulture inspected various Farms and Nurseries of the Department particularly Lehniwan, Voiloo Kokernag, Bijbehara etc. He took stock of various nursery operations like hoeing, weeding, pruning etc. and appreciated the efforts put forth by the staff.
DG Horticulture instructed the staff to speed up the pruning, hoeing and other nursery operations in the departmental Nurseries/Orchards and focus orchard sanitation & production of quality planting material. He further advised the field functionaries of the Department to reach out to common orchardists and provide them technical knowhow particularly about pruning, training of fruit plants and importance of orchard sanitation.
Later Director General visited the far-flung village of Mati Gavran to pay condolence to the grieved family of Mr. Abdul Gani Khanday working in the department as Horti. Technician who died due to sudden heart attack early morning today. He also offered Nimaz e Jinaza of the diseased employee. He assured the family members of the diseased employee of possible help.

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