Million fruit tree planation launched in Wangduephodrang Dzongkhag

Tue, 15 March 2022

Million Fruit Tree Plantation under DeSuung National Services launched in Wangdue Phodrang.

today. 17 lead Dessups and 75 DeSuunps deployed by the DeSuung Head Office and officials from the Agriculture Sector started planting different types of fruit trees in the district.

The programme is noble initiatives of His Majesty the King aiming to bring significant impact in providing nutritional supplements, enhance incomes and uplifting the well-being of the rural communities the Dzongkhang.

The Dzongkhag will plant more than 34890 temperate fruit seedlings in March 2022 and 14280 subtropical fruit seedlings in May 2022 benefiting in total 49170 seedling by more than 3336 households and 27 schools in the dzongkhag. Dzongkhag is receiving temperate fruit seedlings such as Apple, Persimmon, Pear, Walnut, Kiwi, Peach, Plum and Almond and Sub-Tropical fruit like Avocado, Dragon fruit, Guava and pomegranate.

Agriculture sector under Dzongkhag administration and geog administration is supporting implantation of programme in the field. Agriculture sector is supporting budget for inauguration, transportation of DeSuups and seedling up to the geogs.