Farmers flagged off for interstate exposure tour
SRINAGAR : Director Horticulture, Kashmir Mr. Sonam Narboo flagged off study tour of 20 orchardists cum farmers of Bandipora district for interstate tour under Horticulture Mission scheme from Horticulture Complex, Raj Bagh, Srinagar today.
Chief Horticulture Officer, Bandipora and other officials of the Department were present on the occasion. The tour is being conducted under Horticulture Mission scheme. The visiting farmers would visit Regional Horticulture Research Stations Mashobra, Shimla, K V K Kandaghat, Dr. Y.S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana and ACHD Maitra Ramban. Besides, they shall visit some local orchards for on spot interaction with the progressive orchardists and farmers of neighbouring States.
During the tour, the farmers shall be exposed to latest scientific techniques which they shall be implementing in their orchards for improving the fruit quality as well as the fruit production.
Subject Matter Specialist, Bandipora is accompanying farmers during the tour programme.