Horticulture dept conducts skill development programme for unemployed in Udhampur

With an aim to make the youngsters self dependent as well as to create manpower for propagation techniques and job opportunities for local youth, Horticulture Department of Udhampur in collaboration with Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district conducted skill development programme. Around 22 trainees belonging to farming community of the district participated in the training programme under Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), a centrally sponsored scheme for the holistic growth of the horticulture sector covering fruits vegetables and other crops. Benefit of the skill training programme is to introduce new techniques and encourage the concept of organic farming.