Group of Ramban farmers leave for 8-day exposure tour

RAMBAN, AUGUST 31: District Development Commissioner, Showkat Aijaz Bhat today flagged off a group of twelve progressive farmers and fruit growers for eight-day exposure tour.

Sponsored under Development of Anardana Village Ramban, the farmers during 8-day tour will visit to ICAR-National Research Centre Solapur Maharashtra to learn about Pomegranate cultivation.

The ICAR-National Research Centre Solapur Maharashtra is the only institute is the country working on Pomegranate and Anardana yielding varieties. The farmers will get first hand information about the latest technology and interventions in processing and extraction of Anardana.

Also present were ACR, Vivek Puri, Chief Horticulture Officer, Mukesh Sharma, Chief Agriculture Officer, K.K Gupta, Horticulture Development Officer Batote, Nazran Khan besides farmers of surrounding areas.

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