Efforts on to revamp JK's horticulture sector: Bukhari

Efforts on to revamp JK's horticulture sector: Bukhari

Secretary Horticulture, MH Malik, Director Horticulture Jammu, Bhawani Rakwal and other senior officers of the department were present in the meeting, according to an official statement.

Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari today convened a high level meeting to review the status and implementation of directions and guidelines issued in various meetings chaired by the minister earlier in Kashmir, Jammu and New Delhi.

Secretary Horticulture, MH Malik, Director Horticulture Jammu, Bhawani Rakwal and other senior officers of the department were present in the meeting, according to an official statement. All the Deputy Commissioners of the state participated in the meeting through video conferencing.

The minister said that horticulture contributes substantially to the state’s economy and the government is committed to ensure accessibility of end to end services to the cultivators involving production, protection, post harvest management, processing and marketing. “Substantial efforts are underway to revamp and revitalize the horticulture sector in the state,” he added. 

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