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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Administration, Local Farmers Meet to Discuss Export of Apples, Apricots

Leh, March 16: The Administrative Secretary, Horticulture and Agriculture Department, Ravinder Kumar chaired a meeting to discuss the export of apples and apricots from Ladakh at the Civil Secretariat, Leh today.

In the meeting, Secretary Ravinder Kumar noted that the export of Ladakh’s apples and apricots is a milestone for the region’s economy, as it provides a new source of income for local farmers and entrepreneurs.

Secretary Kumar stated that the administration has invested in inf...

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Secretary Horticulture, Ladakh reviews status of Sea buckthorn & its allied concerns

Leh, December 7: A meeting was held under the chairmanship of the Administrative Secretary, Horticulture Department, Ladakh, Ravinder Kumar to discuss the status of Sea-buckthorn in UT Ladakh and its allied concerns in his office chamber at the Civil Secretariat today.

At the outset of the meeting, Administrative Secretary, Horticulture, Ravinder Kumar gave an insight into the prevailing scenario of the cultivation of Sea-buckthorn in Ladakh. He discussed the prospects of Sea-buckthorn ad...

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Secretary Horticulture, Ladakh, tours private orchards around Leh; urged orchardists to work towards declaring Ladakh Apples as Organic

Leh, Nov 09: Secretary Horticulture, Union Territory of Ladakh, Ravinder Kumar inspected places/orchard areas and took stock of developmental activities undertaken by the Department of Horticulture, Union Territory of Ladakh.

Director Horticulture, UT Ladakh, Chief Horticulture Officer, Leh, Horticulture Development Officer, Leh and other officials accompanied him during the field visit.

While inspecting the processing unit established by Tundup Tsering in Phyang village, the Secretary...

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Horticulture Department organizes annual exhibition at Shilikchey

Director urges farmers to adopt modern techniques for better yield

Fruit growers showcase 540 different fruit varieties

Kargil, October 09, 2022: Horticulture Department Kargil today organized the annual exhibition 2022-2023 under the chairmanship of Director Horticulture, UT Ladakh, Muhammad Yousuf Dar, at Shilikchey village where fruit growers showcased 540 different fruit varieties in stalls.

On the occasion, the director said that cultivating practices in horticulture should be ...

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Horticulture Department sprays organic pesticide to control spread of yellow tail moth on apricot trees

KARGIL, MAY 17, 2022: Following the incidence of yellow tail moth disease on apricot trees in some hamlets of Shelikchay Kargil, the Horticulture Department under the supervision of Chief Horticulture Officer Kargil on Monday sprayed infested orchard trees with organic pesticide of ‘Neem Oil’ to control the pest from further spread in the vicinity.

The officials of the Horticulture Department undertook the program of spraying of the infested orchard trees with organic pesticide to control...

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Secy chairs meeting regarding the management of yellow/browntail moth infestation in Ladakh

Leh, March 4: Secretary, Agriculture, and Horticulture, UT Ladakh, Ravinder Kumar chaired a meeting to assess the current situation of yellow/browntail moth infestation and management of these defoliator insects.

During the meeting, the Secretary directed the officials to evaluate and identify the damage percentage of the defoliating pests in Tyakshi village. He also added developing suitable management strategies by using non-chemical and organic pesticides to be done at the earliest bes...

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EC Horticulture Leh reviews preparations for mass plantation at Chushul

Leh, April 08: Executive Councillor for, Animal/Sheep Husbandry, Tashi Namgyal Yakzee in the presence of Executive Councillor for Horticulture, Ghulam Mehdi Ashoor convened a meeting today to discuss plans for the mass plantation drive organised by the ‘Go Green Go Organic’ Committee of Chushul village to be held on the World Environment Day on 5th June 2022.

The members informed that the collaboration on the Go Green project since 2014 with the Hill Council, Leh resulted in eleven phases...

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CEC Feroz Khan launches codling moth management program at Karkitchoo

KARGIL, APRIL 04, 2022: Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor (CEC), LAHDC Kargil, Feroz Ahmad Khan today launched the codling moth management program at Karkitchoo village.

Executive Councillor for Horticulture, Aga Syed Hassan Arman, Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC Kargil, Santosh Sukhadeve, Councillor town, Haji Muhammad Abass, Chief Horticulture Officer, Ali Raza, Chief Agriculture Officer, Kacho Muhammad Ali Khan, doctors, BDC Chairperson, PRI members and senior citizens of the ...

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EC Social Welfare inaugurates plantation drive at Kurbathang

KARGIL, MARCH 28, 2022: Executive Councilor for Horticulture and Social Welfare, Aga Syed Hassan Arman today inaugurated plantation drive 2022-23 at MOCN Horticulture Farm Kurbathang.

The drive started with the plantation of a pear sapling by the EC at the premises of Horticulture Farm Kurbathang. Progressive farmers received various varieties of fruit saplings under different schemes of the horticulture department.

Meanwhile, the EC distributed different fruit plants like high-density Apple, ...

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