Dir Agri kick-starts sowing of vegetables in hi-tech polygreen houses at Lalmandi
Srinagar: The Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today visited the Kitchen Garden Scheme at Lalmandi, Srinagar and inspected various activities being carried out at the said scheme.
On the occasion, Director kick started sowing of vegetable seeds in green houses at Lalmandi, Srinagar and asked the Seed Production Officer Kashmir to implement the roadmap designed in letter and spirit so that the sufficient quantity of seedlings are produced to cater the population involved in kitchen gardening.
He laid strong emphasis on zero budget natural farming based on the four pillars viz Jeevamrut (nectar of life), Beejamrit (Seed Treatment), Acchadana (mulching) and directed concerned officers to put in all the efforts to ensure that the sufficient quantity of seedlings of different vegetable crops are made available to the consumers (farmers/kitchen garden lovers) besides new crop varieties are also introduced in these hi-tech poly green houses.
Director Agriculture Kashmir was accompanied by Seed Production Officer Kashmir Gh. Mohi ud din Kumar, Incharge Kitchen Garden and other officers of the department.