Implementation of horticulture schemes in J&K under NHB reviewed

Implementation of horticulture schemes in J&K under NHB reviewed
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Srinagar: Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture Production Department, Atal Dulloo today chaired a meeting to discuss the implementation of various Horticulture Schemes in UT of J&K vis-a-vis the incentives available under the National Horticulture Board (NHB).

The meeting was attended by Secretary in Horticulture Department, Special Secretary, Horticulture Department, Director, Agriculture Kashmir, Director, Horticulture Kashmir, Director, Horticulture (P&M), J&K, MD, JKHPMC and Deputy Director, National Horticulture Board(NHB), J&K. Director, Agriculture Jammu and Director Horticulture Jammu attended the meeting through video conferencing from Jammu.

While chairing the meeting, Atal Dulloo directed for the constitution of a task force to oversee the implementation of various horticulture projects under NHB. He directed the officers to generate awareness among the farmers and the entrepreneurs so that they can derive benefit from the schemes available under NHB for the promotion of horticulture in J&K.

He further directed the officers to work in a coordinated manner so as that the farming community gets maximum benefits out of the schemes and interventions.

Deputy Director NHB made a presentation capturing the major incentives available under NHB Schemes that could be available for the promotion of the horticulture sector in UT of J&K.

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