Srinagar: With an aim to provide exposure to the growers, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Monday flagged off a group of growers representing different districts for the training-cum-exposure visit to Division of Floriculture, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.
On the occasion, Director Floriculture and other concerned officials of the department were present.
The spokesman said the tour is being conducted with an aim to acquaint growers with the practical demonstration of advanced floriculture techniques, low-cost storage techniques, using spot market in commodity exchange.
The Div Com urged growers to take full advantage of the tour and extensively interacting with the experts to know how the latest and innovative techniques in the field of floriculture. He impressed upon them to get themselves equipped with the knowledge and latest technical know-how for boosting the productivity.
Director Floriculture on the occasion said from construction and maintenance of greenhouses to planting, harvesting and marketing of the flowers the growers would be familiarised with all aspects of floriculture.