Director holds review meeting of horticulture sector in Leh

Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, Satuday reviewed progress of various departmental activities and different horticulture related schemes in Leh.

According to an official spokesperson, he was accompanied by Chief Horticulture officer, Leh, Horticulture Development officers and other field officers/officials.

Director Horticulture visited fruit plant nursery Terchay, Sumoor, Nimoo and Suspole where he was appraised that under such nurseries  various fruit plants are  produced and distributed among the farmers especially  Apricot. Director Horticulture also visited various medium density orchards in the areas as well as other components viz Pack Houses, Poly green houses, vermi compost units, Bore/tube wells, water storage tanks etc.

Director Horticulture also inspected Fruit and vegetable canning centre Nimoo and Khalsi and instructions were given to make these centres functional immediately so that unemployed youths of the area can get benefits of these centres.