Director Horticulture visits Bandipora

Srinagar, Jun 20: Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, KAS, Director Horticulture Kashmir paid a visit to District Bandipora in connection with holistic programme “BACK TO VILLAGE PROGRAMME”of State Government which is being organized across the State from June 20th to 27th 2019. He was accompanied by Chief Horticulture officer, Srinagar and other field officers of District Bandipora. During the course of visit, Director Horticulture inaugurated play field at Khandyal,Bandipora under Back to Village Programme. He also distributed free Setup Boxes to the BPL community in the said area.
Later on, Director Horticulture inspected Degree College, Indoor stadium and Girls Hostel, Gurez under construction and officers were directed to ensure completion of these works in time bound period. Director Horticulture also visited various primary as well as middle schools in the area. A Gram Panchayat was assigned where interaction was held Panchayat Representatives and other local people about their concerns and obtained feedback from them about developmental needs and economic potential of the area. He was accompanied by concerned SDM, Tehsildar, Block Development Officer, Executive Engineer-R&B, Station House Officer, Gurez and front line officers of the line Department.
Director Horticulture also interacted with the famers/orchardists and assured them for all technical support as well as financial support being provided by the Department under various Developmental programmes, schemes. The officers/officials were instructed to remain punctual in performing the Government duties and maintain a close liason with the growers/orchardists so that they get the timely knowhow about benefits of these schemes/programmes.