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Union MoS AFW reviews functioning of Agriculture, Horticulture Deptts, ICAR-CITH Srinagar

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SRINAGAR, AUGUST 03: Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (AFW), Sushri Shobha Karandlaje today chaired a meeting and reviewed the functioning of Agriculture, Horticulture departments and ICAR-CITH here.

Addressing the meeting, the Union Minister stressed on submission of projects on value addition of different horticulture and agriculture crops so that the socio-economic development of farming community could be achieved. She impressed upon the participants to ensure that PRI representatives are taken on board during the implementation of different schemes, programs for the welfare of farming community of the region.

The Union Minister asked the officers to increase the awareness among the farmers at Panchayat level so that the desired results under different programmes could be realised. She assured the concerned officers of every possible support from Union Ministry for the development of agriculture, horticulture and other allied sectors in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir.

During the meeting, a detailed power point presentation was given before the minister by Director Agriculture Kashmir, Director Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture(CITH) and Deputy Director Horticulture Kashmir regarding CSS ,HADF and credit linked schemes.


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