The Fact News Service
Nawanshahr, February 23
Farmers should cultivate non-toxic vegetables in their own home gardens so that they can maintain their health by growing pure and fresh vegetables where they can increase their income. This was stated by Deputy Commissioner Dr. Shena Agarwal today took the opportunity to release mini kits of summer vegetable seeds to be distributed by the Horticulture Department under the Home Garden Scheme in the district. He said that vegetables are very important in a balanced diet. He said that the department was distributing 1600 vegetable seed kits during the month of February-March. He said that these kits contain 10 varieties of vegetable seeds including Ghee Kadu, Chappan Kaddu, Halwa Kaddu, Ghiya Tori, Tinda, Karela, Bhindi, Loria, Tar, Kheera.
He said that this season is very suitable for sowing these vegetables. Speaking on the occasion Assistant Director Horticulture Jagdis Singh Kahma said that the price of this kit has been fixed at Rs. 80 by the department. He said that these kits could be obtained from the head office or block offices of the Horticulture Department. On this occasion Chief Agriculture Officer Dr. Raj Kumar and other officials were present.
While issuing a mini kit of vegetable seeds under the Horticulture Department’s Home Garden Scheme, Deputy Commissioner Dr. Shena Aggarwal. Accompanied by Chief Agriculture Officer Dr. Raj Kumar, Assistant Director Horticulture Jagdish Singh Kahma, and others.