Police refusing to shift bunker from Pratap Park

Police refusing to shift bunker from Pratap Park

SRINAGAR: Police have set up a bunker inside Pratap Park in the city centre and are refusing to budge. Police have also kept keys of the park gate towards the Maulana Azad (MA) Road to themselves, since the third week of October this year when this bunker was set up, said Nazir Ahmad, a floriculture […]

Need to increase flower export from JK for its huge job potential: Secy Floriculture

Need to increase flower export from JK for its huge job potential: Secy Floriculture

Stresses on innovative ideas, teamwork for better results SRINAGAR: Secretary Floriculture, Gardens and Parks, Mohammad Javaid Khan on Monday visited various gardens and parks in Srinagar to take stock of their maintenance and upgradation. During his visit to Polo View Park in Lal Chowk, Joggers Park in Rajbagh and Flower Mandi Rajbagh, he was accompanied […]

‘Floriculture dept registers Rs 31.23 cr annual turnover from flower production’

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai on Friday highlighted the huge potential of the Floriculture Department in the state and asked the department to adopt best practices to scale up floriculture-based entrepreneurship in the state. Ganai was speaking in a meeting to review the functioning of Floriculture Department. To ensure smooth functioning of the […]

Floriculture dept organises fair at Rajbagh

Floriculture dept organises fair at Rajbagh

SRINAGAR: Minister for Relief, Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Floriculture, Javaid Mustafa Mir inaugurated floriculture fair at Floriculture Mandi, Rajbagh here on Saturday. The fair was organised by Department of Floriculture with an aim to showcase their activities and success stories of growers all over the valley, read an official handout. On the occasion, the minister said […]

Floriculture in JK has immense growth potential: Minister

Floriculture in JK has immense growth potential: Minister

Experts hold interactive session with farmers JAMMU: Minister for Disaster Management, Relief Rehabilitation & Reconstruction and Floriculture, Javaid Mustafa Mir along with Minister of State for Education, Tourism, Floriculture and Parks, Priya Sethi on Tuesday attended the State-cum-District Level Commercial Floriculture event here at Gulshan Ground, Police Auditorium. Vice Chairman, J&K State Advisory Board for […]

Floriculture dept holds training programme for farmers

KUPWARA: A 5-day long awareness-cum-training workshop was conducted by the Department of Floriculture for farming community at Environmental Hall, Handwara. Additional Deputy Commissioner, Handwara Peer Muzaffar Ahmad impressed upon the organisers to aware the farming community about the latest techniques of farming, inputs and other tactics as per the guidelines of the department. According to […]

Latest techniques to boost floriculture commercially

Latest techniques to boost floriculture commercially

PULWAMA: A five-day training programme on commercial floriculture started here on Monday at KVK Malangpora. The programme is being organised by Floriculture Department in collaboration with Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Malangpora. Dr Fayaz Ahmad, Coordinator KVK Malangpora, district floriculture officer other concerned and a large number of progressive farmers were present on the occasion. Speaking […]

World’s oldest chinar has no one to look after

World’s oldest chinar has no one to look after

MUDASIR AHMAD BUDGAM: The oldest living chinar in the Kashmir Valley, located in Chattergam area of district Budgam and believed to be more than 600 years old, is craving attention as the government has not developed the park it once promised around it nor has it assigned anyone to take care of this majestic tree. […]

Valley’s climatic conditions viable for commercial floriculture: Experts

BANDIPORA: Department of Floriculture, District Bandipora in collaboration with Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Bandipora organised 5-day training programme on “Commercial Floriculture – Its Prospectus in Kashmir Valley” at KVK Bandipora. 54 registered floriculture growers of the district and officers/officials from the Department of Floriculture participated in the programme. Experts from the Division of Floriculture and […]

Focus on floriculture to generate jobs: VC SABDK

Visits floriculture nurseries in Srinagar SRINAGAR: To access the implementation of schemes under floriculture sector and to see the achievements of progressive farmers engaged in floriculture sector and to hear their problems at grassroots level, J&K State Advisory Board for Development of Kissans on Friday arranged a field visit to floriculture nurseries developed by various […]