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Srinagar: Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today initiated the seed sowing of different hybrid vegetable seeds under controlled conditions at Kitchen Garden Lalmandi, Srinagar. While expressing his views on the occasion Mr Chowdhary highlighted the need of adopting modern and smart agricultural practices with latest trends, to earn more remuneration for
betterment of farming community.
Interacting with the officers on the occasion, Director Agriculture said that department is committed to promote the Kitchen Garden Scheme, and aims at providing quality vegetable seedlings in advance season to achieve self-sufficiency in vegetables. Director Agriculture Kashmir impressed upon the officers to promote the kitchen garden scheme so that the growers get more and more benefits from this scheme.
Later, the Director took a round of vegetable seedling nursery and Floriculture section of the department and interacted with the officers, He appreciated the work done under these schemes and asked the concern to redouble their efforts in reaching out to the farming community by making seedling available to them well in time.
Director was accompanied by Floriculture Development Officer Fida Iqbal, Seed Production Officer M. A. Shah, Kitchen Garden In charge M. Altaf Bhat and other concern officers.