DG Horticulture visits State Houses in Srinagar; initiates plantation drive

Srinagar March 14:(KNS)  Director General Horticulture, Kashmir, Mr. Ajaz Ahmad Bhat (JKAS), today visited various State Houses in Srinagar. He was accompanied by Chief Horticulture officer, Srinagar and other Officers of the Department. Director General instructed the concerned staff to maintain these guest houses and further directed them to plant the latest exotic/native varieties of fruit plants. 

                          While during his visit Director General started the plantation drive and planted many new and exotic varieties of various fruit plants. He also informed that the Department is going to organize a Horti-spring festival-2022 w.e.f. 21/03/2022 at Centre of Excellence, Zawoora which will last upto 15th of April, 2022. The festival will encompass fruit Show, plant show, Horti-Machinery exhibition and plantation drive. Showcasing of flooring of Apricot, Cherry, Plum, Peach etc. will also be the main attraction of the festival.  DG also appealed the general public to participate in the festival.(KNS) 

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