An Educational Tour was planned by the Department of Horticulture to Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali University of Horticulture and Forestry, Bharsar, Ranichauri campus, Tehri Garhwal on 13th May 2019. The tour was conducted by Mr. Sachin Devlal, Dr.Morajdhwaj Singh and Dr.Kanika Issar.
The students visited the Horticulture Block where they were made familiar with the plantation of temperate fruits like apple, peach, plum, walnut, chestnut, Cheery, peanut, kiwi nectarines and many more. The Students visited the Vegetable research block led by Dr. T S Bisht. They saw different varieties of temperate vegetables like onion, garlic, pea etc. Dr.R S Bali gave a brief introduction of the University. He also enlightened the students with the importance of Horticulture in day to day life. One of the most important labs of Plant Pathology was demonstrated by Dr.Laxmi Rawat to the students. They visited the Biocontrol Laboratory over there. The students were also taken to the Postharvest laboratory where they got a chance to see the processed products. They bought aonla candy, rhododendron juice, apricot squash etc. They saw much equipment like BOD incubator, autoclave, etc in the microbiology laboratory.