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Director Agriculture inaugurates 02 ‘low cost polygreen houses’ at Chadoora Budgam Under HADP, promotion of vertical expansion in vegetable cultivation  given a special focus: Iqbal

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Director Agriculture inaugurates 02 'low cost polygreen houses' at Chadoora Budgam Under HADP, promotion of vertical expansion in vegetable cultivation  given a special focus: Iqbal

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 29: The Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal today inaugurated two low cost polygreen houses at (Bugam, Batpora, Yarikalan) Chadoora Budgam, under Holistic Agriculture Development Programme (HADP).

Speaking on the occasion, Director Agriculture marked the significance of low cost polygreen house technology and vertical expansion in vegetable cultivation. He said that polygreen houses, vertical expansion in vegetable cultivation helps the concerned farmers not only get maximum production but also provides them with the availability of round the year vegetable cultivation.

He said the polygreen houses provided to the farmers by the department are becoming the success stories. He said that by vertical expansion the offseason produce fetches high returns to the farmers for their produce.

Director Agriculture said that the good results coming out of these hi-tech poly houses help us attract young educated farmers towards this technology. He said that department has established polygreen houses in all the districts of Kashmir division.

Iqbal said that the most important characteristic of polyhouse technology, enabling round the year vegetable production is making it popular among the farming community, agri-entrepreneurs  of the region. Under HADP special attention has been given to boost this technology, he added.

Director Agriculture also underlined the importance of integrated farming and asked the farmers to diversify their agricultural activities. He asked the farmers that the department would provide all the technical guidance to the farmers in comprehensively performing their agriculture operations.

Later, Director Agriculture flagged-off a group of farmers (Beekeepers) on an exposure visit from agriculture complex Lalmandi Srinagar, under NBHM, sponsored by National Bee Board.

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