SKUAST-K Organises ‘Ayush Apke Dwar’

Srinagar: Regional cum Facilitation centre North II of National medicinal plants Board under the aegis of SKUAST-K organised “AYUSH APKE DWAR” under the AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV to commemorate the 75th Independence Day at FoA, Wadura Tuesday on 31st August 2021.

In this Programme 70 farmers from different districts of Kashmir region participated. Quality planting material of important medicinal plants endemic to Kashmir region like Saussure costus, Picoreza kurroea, Prunella vulgaris, Podophyllum hexandrum, accenia, Aconitum Heterophyllum, Bergenia ciliate and inula racemose was distributed free of cost among the farmers. More than 10,000/- plant saplings packed in polybags were distributed during the event.

Dr. A.H Hakeem, Dean FoA, Wadura presided over the Function. Professors and Heads of various divisions of FoA,Wadura, SKUAST-K also participated in the event. Regional Director RCFC North II Prof. Sheikh Bilal Ahmad assured the Farmers about the continuous supply of Planting material of Medicinal Plants and dissemination of technical know how about the cultivation practices, processing and value addition important for cultivation of Medicinal Plants . Later farmers visited the nursery of Medicinal Plants of RCFC farm established at FoA, wadura SKUAST-K where they interacted with the staff of RCFC.

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