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management of Onion Maggot at Sub Division Khaltse

Workshop on Management of Onion Maggot held in Sub Division Khaltse


Leh: The Agriculture Department Leh organised a one-day workshop cum seminar on the management of Onion Maggot at Sub Division Khaltse, held at the horticulture hall Khaltse on February 27.

Councillor Khaltse, Lobzang Sherab graced the event as the chief guest, while Councillor Lamayuru, Dr. Murup Dorjay honored the occasion as the guest of honor.

During the workshop, the councillors highlighted different agricultural cultivation practices in the Sham region and emphasized the importance of managing onion maggot.

They commended the Agriculture Department Leh for organising such an informative event and encouraged farmers to make the most of it. They also assured full support from LAHDC Leh in managing onion maggot effectively.

The workshop included a briefing by District Agriculture Officer, Leh, Tashi Dolma, who provided insights into onion maggot management.

A presentation by Research Assistant, Agriculture Department Leh, Manzoor Ahmad, detailed onion maggot management techniques, including the identification of Red, Green, and Yellow zones.

Sub Division Agriculture Officer Leh, Shakeel-ul-Rehman, and Scientist from HAMAARI SKUAST Leh, Dr. Dechen Angmo, also shared their expertise on managing onion maggot.

Officials from Agriculture Department Khaltse, Nambardars, Women Alliance Presidents, and farmers from various villages of Sub Division Khaltse actively participated in the workshop.

Agriculture Extension Officer Khaltse, Kunzang Dolma, extended gratitude to all participants for their active involvement in the workshop.

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