16 Apr 2017
Nilgiris District Collector P Sankar visited farms in Kathady Mattam and Adhigaratty villages to inspect the various agricultural techniques adopted by farmers with the help of the horticulture department.
As horticulture and farming remain the key livelihoods for people residing in the Nilgiris, the horticulture department had implemented various schemes to benefit them.
The department was taking steps to increase agricultural yield by 20 % and horticultural yield by 30 %.
The Collector visited farms in Balocola and Adhigaratty to inspect some of these measures adopted by the farmers.