Dir Sericulture supports comprehensive silkworm rearing for landless farmers

 The Director Sericulture J&K, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat today undertook a comprehensive visit 

Ganderbal, Feb 21: The Director Sericulture J&K, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat today carried out a detailed visit to the tribal areas of Kangan in District Ganderbal under Public Outreach Effort Programme.

The key goal of the browse through was to increase recognition regarding the facilities and motivations provided by the department to silkworm rearers and individuals of tribal locations interested in taking on silkworm rearing as a means of gaining a sensible income.

Talking on the occasion, the Director of Sericulture stated that Silkworm rearing being an internal practice does not require large room, therefore, making it available and useful for both general and landless farmers.

He notified the general public concerning the huge selection of facilities being given by the division which also includes monetary support for the building of rearing sheds in a phased manner to the Silkworm rearers.

The Director visited various mulberry farms and nurseries in the district and inaugurated an extensive mulberry vineyard drive by planting a mulberry plant at Level University University, Kangan in the visibility of Sadaf Nazir, Principal Level University, Kangan.

On the event, the Supervisor notified that the division has a target of planting 10,000 Mulberry seedlings in Kangan, Ganderbal as part of the extensive mulberry hacienda drive of the department.

Emphasising the value of mulberry Ranch throughout J&K, he informed that Mulberry plants are essential for maintaining the growth of Sericulture Industry in J&K and maintaining easily offered mulberry vegetation to Silkworm Rearers for convenient silkworm rearing.

Director Sericulture likewise ushered in a 5-day Ability Growth Training Programme at the Degree Collage, Kangan in District Ganderbal under Ability Building Activities for Silkworm Rearers/Farmers. These skill Growth Training programmes are being organized across J&K as part of the department’s strategic plan for the year 2023-24 under the Holistic Farming Advancement Plan (HADP).

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