Delegation of fruit growers calls on Guv, demands KCC loan waiver

Delegation of fruit growers calls on Guv, demands KCC loan waiver

A delegation of Kashmir Fruit Growers and Dealers Association, from Sopore led by its president FA Malik met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here on Friday.

The members of the delegation requested that the KCC loans of farmers be waived off on account of damage to the  horticulture crops due to unexpected hailstorm; unhindered movement of fresh fruits outside the state be allowed; sanctioning of adequate funds for development of Fruit Mandi at Sopore; installation of High Mast Lights at Fruit MandiSopore and enroute from Sopore Bye-Pass to the Fruit Mandi; availability of quality pesticides and Tree Spray oils at genuine rates; construction of a fly over from Chakrodaykhan up to Hakim Sonaullah Hospital and Fruit Mandi; sanctioned railway track from Baramulla to Kupwara be routed from AmargarhSopore station with a station in vicinity of Fruit Mandi;  construction of a truck terminal at Tulball, Sopore and revival of juice plant at Doabgah.