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Orchardists tour flagged off at Ganderbal

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GANDERBAL, DECEMBER 15: Additional District Development Commissioner, N A Baba today flagged off a group of 50 orchardists for training and exposure visit to Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture (CITH) Rengreth, Srinagar.

The one-day exposure tour was organized by the horticulture department under the scheme Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture 2018-19 (MIDH). The purpose of the visit of the orchardists from various horticulture zones of the district was to show them a working model for Ultra High-Density apple plantation that will help them to overcome challenges for successful cultivation of fruit crops and create awareness regarding various avenues of the horticulture related activities.

The ADDC appreciated department’s innovation for boosting farmers moral by conducting such tours and lauded the efforts put in by the farmers of Ganderbal to achieve manifold increase in Apple production this year. He said that District administration will try its best to provide exposure to the farmers of the district regarding latest technological interventions in the Horticulture sector and acquaint them with new techniques of horticulture production.

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