CEC Feroz Khan chairs meeting regarding development of agriculture, allied sectors in Kargil

Heads of all departments, progressive farmers’ discus agriculture sector in Kargil

Kargil April 05, 2023: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Khan today chaired a meeting with Director DIHAR, DRDO, Leh Dr OP Chaurasia and officials of other concerned departments regarding the development of agriculture and allied sectors in Kargil district.

Executive Councilor Agriculture, LAHDC, Kargil, Mohsin Ali, Executive Councilor for Animal and Sheep Husbandry, LAHDC, Kargil, Agha Syed Mehdi Fazli,...

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Ladakh Organic Fair 2023 observed in Kargil

Kargil, March 11, 2023: Ladakh Organic Fair 2023 organized by the Department of Agriculture, LAHDC Kargil was observed here today at Auditorium Hall Kargil.

Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor LAHDC Kargil Feroz Ahmed Khan was the chief guest on the occasion besides  Executive Councilor (EC) for Agriculture, Mohsin Ali, EC Works Mubarak Shah Naqvi, EC Social Welfare, Syed Mehdi Fazily, Chairman Ladakh Haj Committee, Mohammad Ali Majaz, ACD Kargil Ghulam Mohammad, Chief Agriculture Offi...

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DC Kargil chairs DLMC meet for formation, promotion of FPOs

Kargil, Feb 28, 2023: Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil, Santosh Sukhedeve today chaired a meeting of District Level Monitoring Committee (DLMC) for formation and promotion of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs).

The meeting was attended by Chief Agriculture Officer, Kacho Muhammad, Chief Horticulture Officer, Ali Raza, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, Dr Muhammad Ismail, Principal Scientist Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Kargil, Dr Muhammad Mehdi Akhone, AD Fisheries, Murtaza Ali, Depu...

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Farmers sell fresh vegetables produced in Ladakh Green Houses

Leh, Feb 06:  Executive Councillor, LAHDC Leh, Ghulam Mehdi, and Secretary, Agriculture, Ravinder Kumar, inaugurated the sale of fresh vegetables produced in the poly-carbonate Ladakh Green Houses at Main Market, Leh today.

Around three quintals of fresh vegetables produced in poly-carbonate Ladakh Green Houses by the farmers from Taru, Basgo, and Nimoo villages were for sale. 

Executive Councillor Ghulam Mehdi shared that Ladakh, in the true sense is treading on the path to achieving ...

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Brainstorming session organised on winter vegetable cultivation in Ladakh

LEH, Jan 21: A one-day brainstorming session on ‘winter vegetable cultivation in Ladakh’ was organised by DIHAR-DRDO and Agriculture Department, Leh at DIHAR Campus, Leh. 

The objective of the session was to seek feedback on the performance of Ladakh Greenhouse on the farmer’s field, and the scope for improvement.

The brainstorming session was attended by officers from the Agriculture Department, scientists, and researchers from DIHAR, SKUAST, and CAZRI, and progressive farmers from di...

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EC Mohsin flags off 42 farmers for 5-day tour to Leh

Kargil, Nov14, 2022: As part of the 75 years of India’s Independence (Azadi Ka Amrut Mahatsa) Executive Councilor for Agriculture, LAHDC, Kargil Mohsin Ali today flagged off 42 farmers and accompanying officers from Agriculture Department Kargil to Leh for five days.

Chief Agriculture Officer Kargil K.M.A.Khan, DAO Inputs Ashiq Hussain Basharat, DAO Extn Haji Mohd Iqbal, HQA/SNO Mohd Hussain Khan, DNO Kargil Razia Banoo, SDAOK Mohd Hussain, AA Inputs Mohd Ali Yabgo, AEO Kargil-B Mohd Abas...

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Vermicomposting – The Wonderful World of Worms

Vermicomposting, unlike other composting that relies on bacteria and fungi to break down organic matter, vermicomposting uses worms to compost. The worms can break down the organic matter much faster than the bacteria and fungi alone, which makes vermicomposting a very efficient way to compost. In addition, worms produce castings (worm manure) that are richer in nutrients and beneficial microorganisms, which makes them an excellent fertilizer for plants.

Vermicomposting is an eco-friendly...

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SKUAST- Kashmir conducts Extension Programme on Management of High Value Floriculture Crop in Ladakh

KARGIL, November 04: In an attempt to inculcate the Scientific  temper and field experiences among the  progressive farmers, SHG, agri-enterpreneur and FPO in Kargil & Leh district of UT Ladakh, SKUAST-K Shalimar, division of Floriculture and Landscape Architecture organised training programme on Management of High Value Floriculture Crop in UT, Ladakh .

The programme was fully sponsored  by Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Developement Authority (APEDA).

To make this 6 ...

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Experiments with modern agriculture techniques: Story of a progressive farmer from Kargil Er. Ahmad Ali

Er. Ahmad Ali from Kanoor who left a job offer as Assistant Professor to become a farmer is changing the lives of farmers in Ladakh. Adopting new techniques in Agriculture like drip irrigation, mulching, and hydroponics, Ahmad Ali is infusing hope among farmers to boost farming activities even in areas with scarcity of irrigation water.

Speaking to the Voice of Ladakh correspondent, Er Ahmad Ali emphasized farmers to form clusters and adopt new techniques and embrace the latest technology...

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EC Mohsin flags off 40 farmers to Leh


As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Executive Councilor for Agriculture, LAHDC, Kargil, Mohsin Ali, today flagged off 40 farmers who constructed Ladakh Green Houses from different zones to Leh district for five-day tour at Dihar (DRDO) Leh.

Chief Agriculture Officer Kargil, Kacho Muhammad Ali Khan, Headquarter Assistant, Muhammad Hussain Khan, SDAO Kargil, AEO Kargil-A, AEO-Sankoo and AEO Taisuru were also present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion,...

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