SSTA oppose setting up horticulture university

SSTA oppose setting up horticulture university

SRINAGAR: SKUAST-K Scientists and Teachers Association (SSTA) on Sunday opposed the recent move of the Jammu and Kashmir Government to establish Horticulture University in the Kashmir Valley. In a handout issued here, Dr SA Dar, president SKUAST-K, said that the proposal of new university is an unwise move as such policy matters fall under the […]

‘Dry ports to boost horticultural, handicrafts’

‘Dry ports to boost horticultural, handicrafts’

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has appreciated the idea of setting up of dry ports in the state hoping that with the setting up of such a facility, the horticultural produce and handicrafts would get a big boost in terms of marketability and timely carriage to potential buyers. She said this in […]

New horticulture policy to build strong foundation for horticulture: Minister

New horticulture policy to build strong foundation for horticulture: Minister

JAMMU: Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari on Tuesday directed officers to draft a comprehensive plan for fruit nurseries detailing parameters for functioning, operational guidelines, management to ensure maximum benefit to fruit growers and farmers. The minister said this while addressing a group of farmers from Akhnoor and Chamb area at an event organised […]

Dry spell takes toll on apple harvest in south Kashmir

Dry spell takes toll on apple harvest in south Kashmir

Shopian: The prevailing dry spell in Kashmir coupled with piercing sunshine is likely to take a heavy toll on apple production and its marketing in the south Kashmir districts. The peculiar climatic condition has already expedited harvesting ahead of its schedule. Orchardists say that the southern districts of Kashmir are bracing with an imminent crisis […]

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