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srinagar :

 Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir State is situated at an average altitude of 1600 mtrs. above sea level. The Department of Floriculture at Srinagar is maintaining as many as 63 parks/Gardens of Srinagar city and 78 VIP quarter lawns besides Development of Commercial Floriculture under centrally sponsored Schemes i.e. Technology Mission and Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna. The jurisdiction of Floriculture Officer Srinagar is divided in to two sub-sections as detailed below:

  1. Left Bank of River Jehlum which is divided into two sub-sections each headed by Asstt. Floriculture Officer headquartered at Raj Bagh and Children park Srinagar. The Asstt. Floriculture Officer headquartered at Raj Bagh Srinagar is looking after all the VIP quarter lawns of Srinagar City and another one headquartered at Children Park Srinagar is maintaining parks of Jawahar Nagar, Chanpora and Batmaloo areas.
  2. Right Bank of River Jehlum headed by one Asstt. Floriculture Officer who is looking after all the parks fallen on Right hand Side of River Jehlum besides Development of Commercial Floriculture of whole District and Development/maintenance of Chinars.

The detailed list alongwith area of each park/Garden/VIP lawn maintaining by this Section is envisaged below:



Besides, the Department is in keen interest for development of open available spaces in every locality for recreation of people particularly for morning walkers.
           The department besides taking care of existing chinars having age of 600+ years is distributing 6000-7000 chinar saplings every year among the people in general and Government Departments/Organizations, Non Government organizations in particular for plantation at various places to make the environment pollution free.

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