Srinagar: The Director General (DG) Horticulture, Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat today extensively toured District Anantnag.
During the visit, the DG inspected various farms and nurseries of the department particularly Lehniwan, Vailoo Kokernag, Bijbehara etc. He took stock of various nursery operations like hoeing, weeding, pruning etc. and appreciated the efforts put forth by the staff.
Bhat instructed the staff to speed up the pruning, hoeing and other nursery operations in the departmental Nurseries/Orchards and focus orchard sanitation and production of quality planting material. He further advised the field functionaries of the Department to reach out to common orchardists and provide them technical knowhow particularly about pruning, training of fruit plants and importance of orchard sanitation.
Later, the DG visited the far-flung village of MatiGavran to offer condolences to the grieved family of Abdul Gani Khanday working in the department as Horticulture Technician who died due to sudden heart attack early this morning today. He also offered Nimaz e Jinaza of the diseased employee.
The DG assured the family members of the diseased employee of possible help.