26th September, 2019, Srinagar
Shri Kailash Choudhary, Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare visited the ICAR-Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture, Srinagar today.
The Minister applauded the Institute’s efforts for the upliftment of the socio-economic status of the farming community. Shri Choudhary accentuated on the production and extension of quality planting material and seed to the farmers of the area.
He urged the youth and farmers of the valley to get benefited from the various schemes implemented by the Government of India to achieve the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of doubling the farmers’ income by the Year - 2022.
He visited the Institute’s experimental fields and Technology Park. During his visit, Shri Choudhary also interacted with the scientists, staff members and farmers.
Dr. D.B. Singh, Director, ICAR-CITH briefed about the new technologies developed by the Institute.
(Source: ICAR-Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture, Srinagar)