Srinagar: Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat today paid a surprise visit to district Shopian and Pulwama to inspect various pre and post harvest units. According to the statement, the Director was accompanied by Deputy Director Horticulture, Chief Canning and Processing Instructor and other senior officers.
Srinagar: The Director Law Enforcement J&K, Bal Krishan Chandan today called for zero tolerance against spurious/substandard pesticides and fertilizers besides strict implementation of established procedures of law enforcement so that the farming community could be served in a real spirit.
Srinagar: Health Department in collaboration with Social Forestry Division Baramulla organized a plantation drive at Community Health Centre (CHC) Sopore and other adjacent health institutions on Friday.
Srinagar: A week long plantation drive started today at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir’s (SKUAST) Faculty of Forestry, Benhama-Watlar, Ganderbal with the planting of deodar sapling by Professor Tariq Hussain Masoodi, Dean Faculty of Forestry at the campus.
Srinagar: Lt Governor Manoj Sinha today said that climate change has reduced the size of glaciers leading to fast depletion of water resources in many districts of J&K.
Srinagar: Principal Chief Conservator of Forests Dr Mohit Gera today said that the department aims to plant one crore saplings across Jammu and Kashmir to increase the forest cover of the UT.
Srinagar: The Director Horticulture on Sunday urged the farmers and fruit growers to cover the trunk of apple and almond trees with jute bags, HDPE bags, wire mesh to avoid trees from getting attacked by porcupine and other animals.
Srinagar: Wildlife Department shall conduct a census of the endangered Hangul in J&K with the process to be complete by the end of this month.
Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Water Resources Regulatory Authority (JKWRRA) Chairman Ghanshyam Jha Wednesday stressed on the Wular Conservation and Management Authority (WUCMA) to scale up restoration works and afforestation activities to create maximum storage within the Wular Lake.
Srinagar: The Wetlands Division of Jammu and Kashmir Wildlife Protection Department today organised an orientation programme to inculcate the census techniques amongst the participants at Camping Ground, Hokersar, here.
Srinagar: The Forest Rights Committees under Forest Rights Act will start to accept claims on Forest land from the tribals and other forest dwellers in Jammu and Kashmir from Friday, January 15.
Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Rahul Yadav today chaired a meeting to discuss modalities for spreading effective implementation of provisions of Forest Rights Act, preparation of master trainers for training of field functionaries here at DC Office Conference Hall Poonch.
Srinagar: A special Institutional plantation drive was conducted by Department of Social Forestry, Social Forestry Division Srinagar in collaboration with Government Medical College Srinagar at Urban Primary Health Centre (UPHC) Nishat.
Srinagar: The General Administration Department (GAD) Thursday constituted ‘Tree Authorities’ for Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) and Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) for the prevention of all trees within their respective jurisdictions.
Srinagar: The Regional Office of J&K Pollution Control Board today organised an impressive function to celebrate National Pollution Prevention day to create awareness about the adverse effects of pollution on human beings and its hazardous effects on the ecosystem, here.