Horticulture Department today organized Kissan Mela in Apple Model village Khiram of South Kashmir to spread awareness among orchardists/farmers.
SDM Pahalgam and District Horticulture Officer Mohd Yaseen presided over the function.
HDO Srigufwara Lubna Beg and other officails of the department were also present.
Over 100 villagers from Khiram and Sirhama attended the event
who were educated through Presentation and demonstrations.
On the occasion machinery was also distributed among farmers and they were urged to come forward and get benefited from the scheme launched in year 2016.
DHO Mohd Yaseen informed that out of 5 Cr rupees, department has so far spent just 2 Cr rupees. He said that an area of 80 hectares is being brought under high density cultivation