Horticulture Deptt extends support to 50 women orchardists of Kargil

SRINAGAR, OCT 28: The commitment to empower and uplift women in the horticultural sector was reaffirmed as the Directorate of Horticulture, Kashmir, extended additional support to around 50 women farmers and orchardists visiting from Kargil, Ladakh.
This commitment was made during their enlightening exposure visit to the Directorate, organized under the Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) scheme by the Department of Horticulture, Union Territory of Ladakh.
Director G.R. Mir, in an effort to bolster the knowledge and capabilities of the visiting women orchardists, assured to arrange further visits to various horticultural centers.
These visits will include a tour of the Centre of Excellence in Zawoora, Srinagar, and the Industrial Growth Center (IGC) in Lassipora, Pulwama.
Additionally, the women orchardists will have the opportunity to visit private orchards, allowing them to witness best practices and innovative techniques employed by successful orchard owners.
This proactive measure by the Directorate of Horticulture, Kashmir, underscores the importance of practical learning and hands-on experiences in the growth of the horticultural industry.
Such visits will provide the women orchardists with exposure to cutting-edge horticultural technologies, advanced cultivation methods, and a comprehensive understanding of the horticultural value chain.
The willingness of the Directorate to facilitate these visits further exemplifies the dedication to the welfare of women farmers and orchardists and the desire to foster an environment of continuous learning and improvement within the horticultural community.

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