Progress of agri, horticulture sectors in Ganderbal reviewed

Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal Hashmat Ali Khan on Monday convened a meeting to review the progress of agriculture and horticulture sectors of the district.

The meeting was attended by ADC, ADC, Chief Planning officer, Chief Agriculture Officer, Chief Horticulture Officer and other concerned officers.

The Chief Agriculture Officer informed the meeting that an area of about 15000 hectares has been brought under Kharif crop and 5060 hectares under Rabi crop cultivation. He also briefed the meeting about different state and centrally sponsored schemes available with the agriculture department like Soil Health Card Scheme, Kissan Credit Card Scheme, ATMA, MIDH, NMSA, PMDP, RKVY, NFSM, PMKSY, SMSP, etc.