Samoon lays foundation stone of Horticulture Development Office at Kangan

Srinagar, Mar 3: Principal Secretary Horticulture Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon Sunday laid foundation stone of Horticulture development office at Kangan Ganderbal in presence of Director Horticulture Kashmir Ajaz Ahmad Bhat.
The office will be constructed at a cost of 63.00 lacs to fulfil the long pending demand of people.
District Ganderbal is having 20000 hectare orchard area with apple production of 80000MTs and dry fruits of 11500MTs.
During the visit to Wasun Walnut nursery Dr Samoon announced establishing of Grapes village and Grafted walnut village as the area is ideal for such plantation.