Dir Agri Kmr inaugurates sale of vegetable seedlings at KG Lal Mandi
Srinagar: Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal, today inaugurated the distribution of vegetable seedlings of cabbage and cauliflower at Kitchen Garden (KG) Lal Mandi, here.
While interacting with the vegetable growers and kitchen garden lovers, the Director said that the department is committed to provide quality seedling material to the vegetable growers so that they could use the land resources available to them and will contribute to the overall vegetable production.
He said that kitchen gardening is becoming a healthy trend and the urban people are adopting it nowadays with open arms.
Director said that kitchen gardening is a multi-dimensional venture where on one hand the vegetables grown in kitchen gardens are mostly organic because people do not use chemical fertilizers in their kitchen gardens and on the other hand it promotes agriculture among the young generations and students.
During the inauguration of today’s sale Director was accompanied by Deputy Director Agriculture Planning Mohammad Younis Chowdhary and other senior officers of the department.