Horticulture Dept Leh organises farmer training programme under ATMA scheme.
Publish Date : 20/02/2021
Leh: The Department of Horticulture, Leh today organised a farmer training programme under the Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) scheme at Agling. Executive Councillor (Horticulture), LAHDC Leh, Ghulam Mehdi and Executive Councillor (Agriculture), LAHDC Leh, Stanzin Chospel were the guest of honour at the event.
More than 100 farmers from different villages of Leh district such as Changa, Shang, Chuchot and Leh took part in the training programme.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Horticulture Officer, Leh, Tsewang Punchok, apprised the farmers about different schemes implemented by the Horticulture Department for their benefit. He also distributed horticulture items among the beneficiaries.
Horticulture Development Officer, Leh, Kunzang Wangmo appealed to the farmers to avail of the benefits of various schemes introduced by the department and promote horticulture practices in the district. During the exposure tour of the DIHAR station held to raise awareness among the farmers on various technologies and methods of cultivation of different crops, the farmers were apprised about the works carried out by the department at the greenhouses and open fields for the benefit of the farmers.