News Topic:J&K Department of Horticulture
Why Kashmiri farmers switch from paddy to horticulture?
The conversion from agriculture to horticulture has one simple reason as fruits bring more money to farmers than rice.
Almond industry on the verge of decline in Pulwama
In Pulwama district, where apples and other fruits are cultivated on a large scale, there are thousands of canals in the district where only almonds are cultivated.
Horticulture Department issues advisory for Kashmir orchardists
Horticulture Department Kashmir issued an advisory for the orchardists in order to prevent any damage to the fruit trees due to possible heavy rains and snowfall.
Land under horticulture increases 400% since 1975 in J-K
Farmers in J&K have been switching from paddy farming as the Union Territory has witnessed over 400 per cent increase in the area under horticulture since 1975.
Business & Economy
Kashmir’s walnut industry gasping for breath
Kashmir’s walnut is gasping for breath as the intrusion of the Californian walnut breed in Indian cities has cast a shadow on the indigenous produce.
Business & Economy
Fruit Mandi Pulwama lacks basic facilities
Despite Pulwama being a hub of vegetable and fruit production in Kashmir, the Fruit Mandi Pulwama lacks basic facilities, causing immense hardships to traders.
JKSSB to commence recruitment for 462 positions in October
The Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) will commence the recruitment process for 462 positions from October 9.
Budgam orchardist acquires commercial apple washing & grading machine
A fruit grower in Kashmir's Budgam district purchased and installed the valley's first-ever Apple Washing & Grading machine on Thursday.
Multiple structures damaged as inferno ravages north Kashmir’s Bandipora
Several structures were damaged in a fire incident in north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Monday.
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Outcry in Qazigund: Complete shutdown as locals protest against liquor shop
Qazigund town on Srinagar-Jammu Highway in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district observed a complete shutdown against the opening of a liquor shop.
Young man dies after falling off 20-feet pole in central Kashmir
A young man died after falling off a 20-feet high pole in the Humhama area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Sunday.
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Father-Daughter Bond: Kashmiri song ‘Kya Karie Korimol’ goes viral
Experience the soul-stirring magic of "Kya Karie Korimol," a captivating Kashmiri song from Coke Studio Bharat.