Director Horticulture visits Samba, inspects fruit plant nurseries

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Aug 1:Director Horticulture Jammu, Ram Savak conducted an extensive tour of twin districts Jammu and Samba where he inspected fruit plant nursery Maralian and Fruit Plant Nursery, Vijaypur besides also inspected other field extension activities .
During the inspection, the Director was apprised about the progress being made in various developmental activities in the nurseries as well as in the field.
He asked the concerned officers/officials to work with zeal and dedication and left no stone unturned to keep the nursery area neat and clean besides achieving the targets of grafting fruit plants and producing root stock in time.
He also kick started the plantation drive by planting the fruit plant in the field of Darshan Lal R/o Thalodi , Vijaypur who shall cover an area of 1 ha under normal spacing plantation under MIDH scheme and 0.5 Ha area under high density plantation under CAPEX scheme by planting Mango, citrus and Guava plants.
Chief Horticulture Officer Jammu Saravjeet Singh , Chief Horticulture Officer Samba, Anil Gorka, District Horticulture Officer Jammu, Vijay Angurana, DLSMS Samb, Ashhwani Sharma and HDO concerned accompanied the Director during the tour.


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