Horticulture Deptt organizes ‘Farm Machinery Fair’ at Udhampur

Horticulture Deptt organizes ‘Farm Machinery Fair’ at Udhampur

Udhampur: Department of Horticulture, Udhampur Thursday organized a ‘Farm Machinery Fair’ here in the premises of its office complex.

During the fair, the District Development Commissioner, Udhampur, Ravinder Kumar interacted with the orchardists from remote areas like Dudu, Jakhed, Majalta, Lander and Chenani.

The DDC encouraged the farmers to enhance the productivity by adopting farm mechanization. He said there is wide scope of horticulture sector in the district and stressed upon the stakeholders to use best techniques to increase their production to the farmers.

A total of two tractors and nine power tillers purchased by the orchardists under MIDH/ PMDP schemes, were officially provided on 50% subsidy.

Later, the DDC interacted with Chief Horticulture Officer, Brij Vallabh Gupta and other officers of the Horticulture Department and took review of departmental activities in the district.

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