Advisor Kumar opens forest flower festival

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar Friday said ancient wisdom and knowledge of medical practices can be used as a complement to modern medicine and collective efforts need to be undertaken to carry out research for developing medicinal plants and taking out benefits from them.

Kumar said this after inaugurating the Forest Flower Festival at Botanical Garden at Jammu University. The event was organised by the State Forest Research Institute J&K in collaboration with Department of Botany, University of Jammu.

Director General of police, Dilbagh Singh and Vice Chancellor University of Jammu Prof. Manoj Dhar were among a host of other government and university officials present on the occasion.