Staff Correspondent

Belgaum: The Horticulture Department and the Zilla Panchayat will jointly organise a 'Flower & Horticulture Show' for three days at Hume Park in the city from January 25.

According to ZP Chief Executive Officer M.E. Shivalingamurthy here on Saturday, there will be competitions in flower arrangements and flower rangoli during the show. Competitions are open to all individuals and institutions.


A session on cultivation of flowers in greenhouses will be held. A special training programme will be organised for farmers, horticulturists and fishermen at IMA Hall on the district hospital premises on January 27. Experts in horticulture, fishery, agriculture and silk production will guide participants.

Rolling shield

Prizes for winners of competitions held last year will be given during the valedictory function. Of the total 103 entries, 22 winners will get rolling shields. The Hiremath Rolling Shield will be given to the best poly-house in the district.