Directorate of Horticulture Celebrates Republic Day

DG Horticulture unfurl National Flag, takes salute

DG Horticulture unfurl National Flag, takes salute

Srinagar January 26:(KNS)   The 73rd Republic Day Celebrations were held at Directorate of Horticulture, Rajbagh, Srinagar. The ceremony commenced with the unfurling of the National Flag by the Director General, Horticulture Kashmir Ajaz Ahmad Bhat (JKAS). This was accompanied by the rendition of National Anthem. The celebration was based on the theme “Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav” to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of progressive India and the glorious history of its people, culture, and achievements.

Director General then addressed the gathering and explained the significance of the day and remembered the sacrifice of the great men who gave away their lives for the cause of the nation. In his address He highlighted the achievements of the Department and underscored the steps the Department has taken for the upliftment of the farming Community in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir. He called upon all the members of Department to take pledge to make coordinated and selfless efforts for bringing awareness regarding various departmental schemes, latest technological advances, organic farming etc., to realize the dream doubling the farmers’ income.

At the end, DG Horticulture thanked all the participants and presented the best performing officers/officials of the Department with appreciation certificates and mementos.(KNS)

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