City Reporter Kashmir: 34th Road Safety Week Culminated in Budgam

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City Reporter Kashmir: 34th Road Safety Week Culminated in Budgam

Budgam, 17th Jan 2023: Week long program on Road Safety ended in Budgam in a valedictory function held in Sheikh Ul Alam Hall, Budgam.
Students from different schools of Budgam participated in the event. A thematic play by Raashi Films was also played whereby an attempt to spread awareness about following road safety rules was made.
Presidents along with drivers from 21 registered sumo stands, PUCC Operators also participated in the event.
Speaking on the occasion, Sheikh Manzoor Ahmad, Assistant Regional Transport Budgam briefed the audiences about merits of following road safety measures. He also informed the hall about activities performed on the subject matter during the week and reiterated that the same programmes will be conducted throughout the year, so that the ultimate goal of reducing Road Traffic Fatalities & Injuries is reduced in the district.
Later on the occasion, ADC Budgam Dr. Nasir felicitated various persons for their adorable contribution to Road safety week.
Dr. Nasir highlighted the importance of road safety measures and requested masses to always abide the basic traffic rules . He called for spreading mass awareness about the safety rules and taking corrective measures to make the roads safe for commuters. He also stressed on the concerned officers to take all required measures to decongest the roads to ensure smooth flow of traffic. Besides CEO Budgam Mushtaq Ahmad, Executive Engineer I&FC Ambreen Anjum, DIO Budgam Erum khan and other officers/officials, PRIs ,and eminent citizens were present on the occasion.
[6:05 PM, 1/17/2023] City Reporter Kashmir: Divisional training programme on “Promotion of vegetables and Exotic vegetables “held at directorate of Agriculture Kashmir

Srinagar/17-01-2023/ Amid the Himalayan conditions (special agro-climatic conditions) of the region there is vast potential for the promotion of exotic as well as traditional vegetable sector. Under holistic development of Agriculture and allied sectors a special focus has been shifted towards this field.These views were expressed by Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal while delivering a special lecture on the promotion of vegetable/ exotic vegetables under open and hi- tech protected cultivation in a divisional level training programme at lalmandi Srinagar.

Chowdhury Iqbal said that vegetable sector has huge scope in the valley and could generate large number of employment opportunities. He said that under holistic document a special programme has been designed for this purpose so that maximum opportunities under this sector could be explored.

Director Agriculture asked the officers of different allied departments to work in close coordination so that the desired results could be achieved under all the projects of Holistic Document.

Director Agriculture said that with the introduction of more exotic vegetables to our main vegetable menu we are actually endeavouring to boost the agri- economy of the region. We can grow almost all the vegetables grown in Europe and UK and earn good prices for our produce at national and international level, he further added.

The training programme was attended by Joint Director ( ext ) Mohammad Syed Peer, Joint Director ( Inputs) Farooq ahmad bhat, Joint Director Mushroom and Apiculture Tabassum Naz and other officers of Agriculture and allied departments

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