Srinagar, Dec 19: Basic Seed Farm Mansbal here on
today held a day-long farmers’ Krishi Mela in Central Kashmir’s Mansbal area of Ganderbal district.
A large number of Farmers associated with Sericulture farming from Mansbal and its adjoining areas participated in the mela. On the occasion, the farmers were imparted the necessary training for rearing silkworms. On this Occasion MLC Yasir Reshi was the chief guest. Reshi while Speaking on the Occasion said that Govt has made available all the facilities for the farmers and they can contact the said department round the clock.
Reshi assured the farmers that the cocoon market problems will be resolved by installing more reeling units in the state.
He appealed the cocoon growers to strictly follow the prescribed technical guidelines of the central silk board and sericulture development Deptt for improving cocoon productivity thereby increasing the economic returns.