Revitalise horticulture sector on modern lines: Advisor Ganai

Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai on Thursday urged upon all the concerned of the horticulture to work in synergy to revamp and revitalise it on modern lines.

According to an official spokesperson, the advisor said this, while speaking with various delegations from the horticulture sector during his weekly public outreach programme.

Seeking cooperation from all the stakeholders, the advisor said that horticulture has always played an important role in the socio-economic development of the state. Therefore, all the stakeholders, including farmers, dealers, and people affiliated with the sector should offer their helping hand to the government, by adapting farmer friendly innovations and policies, he said.  

Describing horticulture as a lucrative venture, the advisor urged upon the unemployed youth of the state to consider it as a viable career option. He said by introducing the latest technological advancements in the sector, an entrepreneur can not only reap huge dividends for himself but could also alleviate the financial health of many families by providing them jobs.