Sachnews Jammu Kashmir
SRINAGAR, August 01:
Director General, Horticulture Kashmir Ajaz Ahmad Bhat (KAS), today conducted an extensive tour of Sub-Division Tral in district Pulwama and visited Fruit Plant Nursery Tral on the instructions of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir. He was accompanied by Chief Horticulture Officer Pulwama and other officials of the Department.
During the visit Director General Horticulture assessed the level illegal encroachment of Nursery land by the locals, were he issued on spot instructions for demarcation of nursery land along with revenue authorities so as the government land can be retrieved back. He also assured that action will be taken against the illegal encroachers shortly, officials told Sachnews.
Director General also took review of the developmental works of the nursery. He then paid visit to green houses and nursery area and took stock of different cultural operations being carried out and stressed on timely completion of budding and other operations so as to propagate quality fruit plants.
Director General Horticulture later visited various High-Density orchards of the area and appreciated the hard work done by the farmers.
He also advised the orchardists to have a close liaison with field functionaries of the department and at the same directed the officials of the department to provide necessary guidance to the farmers from time to time.