Dir Horticulture flags off famers exposure visit in Srinagar 

Srinagar, March 18 (KNS): Director Horticulture Kashmir Ajaz Ahmad Bhat on Thursday flagged off a group of fifty fruit growers of Srinagar district hailing from Panzinara, Zakura, Shlimar, Khonmoh, Harwan areas. 

Director Horticulture while addressing on the occasion made it clear that the objective of exposure visit is to impart training /technical knowhow through the on spot exposure to the technological interventions at Advanced Centre for Horticulture Department.

The group of farmers was taken to ACHD Zainapora along with the resource persons /experts of Horticulture Department. 

Director further added that farmers shall grab an opportunity from this exposure visit to learn the
technological interventions which are being carried out at ACHD Zainapora in respect of multiplication of root stocks propagation of elite root stocks, layout an orchard management practices thereof. 

"The farmers shall not hesitate to ask queries from their team leaders accompanying the group with regards to the technical knowhow practiced for the development of Horticulture in respect of nursery and orchard management." 

The Department of Horticulture have introduced numerous elite fruit plant cultivars from the Advanced countries and farmers also can have the look on these new introductions with their management practices. 

Director Horticulture envisaged that all the district heads of Kashmir Division shall organize such exposure visits which will impart on farm schooling for the participants in learning many technological interventions with a faster rate of its adoption. (KNS)

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