Jammu: Director Horticulture Jammu, Ram Savak today conducted an extensive tour of Purmandal Zone of Samba District and inspected strawberry plantation besides Citrus orchards in the Zone.
While interacting with farmers, the Director explained the developmental schemes being implemented by the Department of Horticulture and the incentives being provided to the beneficiaries under different schemes. He assured that the Department of Horticulture will try its level best to meet the demands of the farmers of the District.
The farmers were advised to switch over to new high density Plantation to exploit the full horticulture potential. He issued strict instruction to officers/ field staff to remain punctual, dedicated and honest in performing duties and maintain a close liaison with the Orchardists so that they get the benefits of the scheme under implementation in the District.
Deputy Director Horticulture (Central), Jammu, Shafiqa Khalid; Deputy Director Planning, Ankita Sharma; Chief Horticulture Officer, Jammu, S. Sarabjit Singh and other officers also accompanied the Director during the tour.