Kushboo mela hosted to promote organic farming in Pyt Aghar Jitto

Resai: A Kissan mela Khushboo was organised here at Aghar Jitto panchayat of Katra Block as part of the B2V-3 Phase -II programme.
The main objective behind the event was promotion of local organic farming through buyer seller meet.
In the said meet people from different walks of life participated which includes scientists from SKUAST and Krishi Vighyan Kendra , research faculty members from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University(SMVDU), members of hotel association Katra, BDC Chairpersons Sarpanchs Panchs farmers and rural folk. Threadbare discussions were held on lemon grass cultivation, its oil extraction and economic prospects of lemon grass cultivation vis a vis socio economic transformation of rural households.
The experts emphasized on promotion of organic vegetables which includes button mushrooms, ginger, turmeric and seasonal vegetables.
DC Indu Kanwal Chib along with Commissioner Jammu Municipal Corporation Avny Lavasa, ACD, Anirudh Rai, Chief Agriculture Officer, President Hotel and Bar Association, CO CRPF were also present.

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