Naeem, Bandh visit Mulberry Farm Tumlahal


PULWAMA, MAY 23:Minister for Works, Naeem Akhtar and Minister for Agriculture, Mohammad Khalil Bandh today visited the Mulberry Farm at Tumlahal, Pulwama spread over around 600 kanals of land.

The Ministers took stock of the existing facilities at the Mulberry Farm, which the locals said was one of the oldest such farms in the area. They were informed that around 1000 families of the area are involved in Cocoon production.

The Minister assured the locals that the Government would diversify the activities of the Mulberry Farm to create Skill Development and job avenues for the local youth in aromatic and medicinal plants.

The Ministers also visited Zasow, Shadipora and Arihal to take stock of the developmental needs of the area.

The locals complained of the dilapidated condition of Tahab-Shadipora road and demanded its immediate repairs. They also demanded a Sports Stadium for the area.

Secretary Sports Council, Waheed-ur-Rehman Para, Dy Commissioner Pulwama, SSP Pulwama and other senior officers of the district administration accompanied the Minister.