Srinagar, December 03 | Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat has stressed upon the field functionaries of Horticulture Department for early assessment and cost estimation of losses suffered to horticulture industry so that the same can be processed for early allocation of funds.
He reiterated that District Horticulture Officers should visit their respective areas to properly assess the damages.
The Director stressed upon adopting scientific methods of developing orchards so that minimum damage is done to the trees during heavy snowfall. He also said that farmers should be made aware of the latest methods of pruning which helps a tree to gain more strength.
The Director asked the officials to increase the frequency of their field visits so that the feedback, grievances and other issues of the farmers are projected properly.