Secy horticulture urges pvt entrepreneurs to come forward for overall dev of sector

Secy horticulture urges pvt entrepreneurs to come forward for overall dev of sector

SRINAGAR: Secretary Department of Horticulture, J&K, Manzoor Ahmad Lone on Thursday urged the private entrepreneurs to come forward for the overall development of horticulture sector by establishing C A stores, food processing units and card board units. He said the department would ensure that available incentives under various schemes were provided to the entrepreneurs without […]

Dir horticulture stresses keeping strict watch on pesticide trade

Dir horticulture stresses keeping strict watch on pesticide trade

PULWAMA: Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat on Monday directed horticulture development officers to keep strict watch on pesticide trade and to report such traders selling spurious or substandard pesticides as per provisions of law. Bhat was speaking during a visit to fruit plant nursery here at R P Nowgam. He was accompanied by chief […]

Director horticulture visits hailstorm-affected areas

Director horticulture visits hailstorm-affected areas

KULGAM: Director Horticulture Kashmir Aijaz Ahmad Bhat on Thursday visited orchards in different areas of Kulgam, which were hit by hailstorm on Wednesday. The team visited Gopalpora, Nihama, Yaroo Hazratbal, Bathipora and other villages. Chief Horticulture Officer Kulgam, Tehsildar Noorabad and expects from KVK Pombay also accompanied the director, an official handout read. During the […]

Dir horticulture stresses supply of only quality fruit plants to orchardists

Dir horticulture stresses supply of only quality fruit plants to orchardists

SRINAGAR: To review the scheme-wise physical and financial progress made during the year 2018-19, Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat convened a meeting of all the chief horticulture officers and other subordinate officers of Kashmir division at meeting hall of the Directorate of Horticulture Kashmir. Bhat impressed upon all the concerned officers to utilise the […]

Zainpora’s vast plantation farm turning barren under govt’s watch

Zainpora’s vast plantation farm turning barren under govt’s watch

SHOPIAN: If it gets government attention, Asia’s largest apple plantation farm at Zainpora in Shopian district would fetch crores of income to the state exchequer and may well revolutionise horticulture in entire south Kashmir, but lack of staff and gardeners has left more than 60 hectares of this farm lying as fallow land. The farm […]

Horticulture one of the largest employment generation sectors: Director

Horticulture one of the largest employment generation sectors: Director

SRINAGAR: Secretary to Government, Horticulture Department, Manzoor Ahmad Lone recently held a review meeting of horticulture sector Kashmir here at the Directorate of Horticulture Kashmir. Director Horticulture, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, Joint Director Horticulture Kashmir and all the chief horticulture officers of Kashmir valley as well as Ladakh also attended the meeting. On the occasion, Director […]

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