Dir Horticulture Jammu seeks plantation of 10 Lakh trees this year
JAMMU : A meeting to discuss importing of best quality commercial planting material, besides development of nurseries for the production of quality plant material to meet the requirement of the current financial year in Jammu Division was held today here under the chairmanship of Director Horticulture, Jammu Ram Savak.
During the course of the meeting a threadbare discussion was held on various agenda points and the officers appraised the chair about the status of various works and progress made in the implementation of various developmental schemes.
He advised them to plant Ten lakh fruit plants of different kinds and also instructed the officers to identify the area where Olive plantation can be carried out in all the districts except Jammu and Samba of Jammu Division and stressed upon them for better implementation of Departmental schemes for the ultimate benefit of the fruit growers.
He directed them to gear up for Ultra High Density plantation of Mango with new cultivars viz. Alphanso, Kesar, Malda etc. in the coming rainy season in sub-tropical areas. He emphasized that we should focus on the introduction /plantation of exotic varieties.
Deputy Director Planning Jammu, Assistant Director Horticulture Jammu and other officers were also present in the meeting.