Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat Friday reviewed the status of implementation of High Density Plantation Programme (HDPP).
During the meeting, the director instructed all the Chief Horticulture officers as well as private enterprises to ensure that all the required conditions are fulfilled before plantation and work is completed within the stipulated time.
Instructions were given to bring more farmers under the ambit of HDPP with a focus on small and marginal farmers so that income of farmers is doubled as envisioned by the Prime Minister.
He also instructed the JIT members to complete joint inspection of the Apple High Density orchards within a period of 15 days.
Later progress of other activities under implementation in each district was reviewed by Director Horticulture one by one. He stressed to ensure sufficient attention to grow true to type plants of walnuts to meet the requirement of orchardists.
All Chief Horticulture officers, private enterprises and representatives from J&K bank participated in the meeting.