Secretary, Horticulture Manzoor Ahmad Lone on Thursday made an extensive tour to Fruit Mandi Kulgam and under construction Fruit Mandi at Jablipora, Anantnag.
He was accompanied by Director Horticulture Kashmir AjazAhmad Bhat, Director Horticulture (P&M), Managing Director, JKHPMC andother District Level officers, according to an official spokesperson.
During the tour, the secretary interacted with members offruit growers associations and other stakeholders. The fruit growers put-forthvarious demands before the Secretary Horticulture who assured that theirgenuine demands shall be looked into. During visit to Fruit Mandi Jablipora inAnantnag, the Secretary directed Executive Engineer Horticulture (P&M) toexpedite the pace of work. Secretary Horticulture exhorted the privateentrepreneurs to come forward for establishment of CA stores, Food Processingunits, card board unit for overall development of Horticulture sector. The departmentshall ensure that available incentives under various schemes are provided toentrepreneurs without any difficulty.