Secy Horticulture reviews implementation of dev schemes


JAMMU, OCT 10: Secr etary Horticulture Dep artment, Manzoor Ahm ed Lone today reviewed the implementation of horticulture development schemes here at a meeting attended by Chief Horticulture Offic ers/District and Divis ional level officers of Jammu division. Director Horticulture Jammu Anuradha Gupta gave a detailed power point presentation on the Central and State Sponsored schemes presently under implementation in Jammu province and achievement made in this regard till date.
The secretary discussed each and every component of both centrally sponsored schemes such as Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) Prime Minister Development Package (PMDP), Prime Minister Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY), Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) Sub Mission for Agriculture Mechanization and Capex schemes in terms of physical and financial achievement made.He stressed upon the officers to expedite the progress of various schemes which are not time bound especially creation of water resources, organic farming, Horticu lture Mechaniz ation, construction of functional pack Houses. He also stressed upon the officers to organize awareness camps under different schemes and make farmers aware about the different developmental schem es with the department so that they can take maximum use of the latest intervention in the Horti culture sector.He asked the officers to establish at least one Horticulture Demons trative unit in each district either in public or Pvt. Sector depicting all the components of various developmental schem es wherein the farmer/ orchardists can have easy access and have an impact in the locality. The Horticulture Model shall become an inspiration for the farming community in their local areas.

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