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Reforms In Agriculture

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The government of Jammu and Kashmir in the recent past has tried to reform the agriculture and horticulture sectors and they are showing visible impact on the ground.

Recently LG Manoj Sinha said that the reforms brought in the agriculture and allied sector are yielding encouraging results. Online organic certification has also started in J&K to facilitate registration and ensure growth in organic farming.

For the first time in history, 2000 trucks of vegetables have been exported from Jammu and Kashmir to other parts of the country.

J&K has achieved top position in the entire country with a yield of 70 quintals per hectare of paddy. We are converting 60,000 hectares of Basmati agricultural land into high productivity land.

He also spoke on the remarkable progress being made in the dairy sector.

He asked the youth to take up agriculture and allied activities as career options. In agriculture and horticulture, there will be no shortage of finance and cooperation from the administration.

He also pointed out the measures taken by the government in terms of pesticides, fertilizers, besides imparting training to the farmers. He further suggested promoting cooperative agriculture and horticulture by constituting clusters.


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