SRINAGAR: An awareness camp for farmers /fruit growers was organized at Gulab Bagh today jointly by the Department of Horticulture and Department of Horticulture (P&M).
While giving a brief regarding schemes offered by the Department, Chief Horticulture Officer, Srinagar, asked the farmers to avail benefit of various such schemes that may help boost up productivity as well as quality of their fruits through adoption of latest scientific techniques. The orchardists were also suggested to go for high density plantation for better returns.
Area Marketing Officer Srinagar, while speaking on the occasion made the fruit growers aware about the latest scientific techniques regarding post harvest management of fruits. He also advised the orchardists to harvest the fruits at the right stage and also to go for proper grading and packaging. The Horticulture Development Officer, Srinagar, AGMOs of Srinagar and Ganderbal were also present on the occasion.