SRINAGAR: The 73rd Republic Day celebrations were today held at Directorate of Horticulture, Rajbagh, Srinagar where the National Flag was unfurled by the Director General (DG) Horticulture, Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat.
The celebration was based on the theme “Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav” to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of progressive India and the glorious history of its people, culture, and achievements.
Addressing the gathering, the DG highlighted the achievements of the Department and underscored the steps department has taken for the upliftment of the farming Community in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir.
He called upon all the members of Department to take pledge to make coordinated and selfless efforts for bringing awareness regarding various departmental schemes, latest technological advances, organic farming etc., to realize the dream doubling the farmers’ income.
At the end, DG Horticulture thanked all the participants and presented the best performing officers/officials of the Department with appreciation certificates and mementos.