Thursday, September 6, 2012

Importance of agriculture in Jammu kashmir Economy

Underlining the importance of agriculture and allied activities within the economic development and job creation for youth within the State, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on weekday aforesaid that the Brobdingnagian potential of Jammu and geographical area during this sector must be controlled to the utmost to comprehend the self reliance in agriculture production and comprehensive economic process.

Omar Abdullah aforesaid that agro-based little industries promise substantial and viable avenues for budding entrepreneurs of the State to venture upon and earn handsome howeverter|sustenance|resource} not just for themselves but more. He aforesaid Government has introduced varied schemes during this relevancy encourage investment during this sector. He asked the youth to require best advantage of those schemes and make a healthy and growing MSME temperament in agriculture and allied sectors.

The Chief Minister asked the involved departments to make awareness concerning the viability and profitableness of investment during this sector within the State encouraging the native youth by providing all of them technical, monetary and alternative facilities envisaged in varied programmes initiated by the govt..

The Chief Minister aforesaid that so as to offer goodish positive stimulus to the husbandry and agriculture activities, his Government has created this sector free from taxes, adding that varied schemes of providing concessions and subsidies to push husbandry and agriculture also are being enforced within the State.

Omar Abdullah was reviewing the event of agriculture and husbandry sectors in Ganderbal Assembly body at a gathering of officers here this afternoon.

Taking appraisal of varied agriculture schemes below implementation within the body, the Chief Minister was knowing that over 4900 hectors of land has been brought below the cultivation of paddy in Ganderbal body throughout current Kharief seasons to attain the assembly target of 23000 tonnes of rice.

The Chief Minister was told that as several as 367 quintals of quality paddy seed, 360 quintals of potatoes, a hundred and seventy quintals of fodder and forty seven quintals of hybrid maize seed are distributed amongst the farmers within the body this year. associate quantity of over Rs. one large integer has been provided to the farmers within the form of incentives and grant on major agriculture activities during this year.

It was expressed that agriculture activities area unit being inspired within the body below varied Centrally and State sponsored schemes together with technology mission, ISOPOM, RKVY, micromanagement, seed village programme, poly-green homes development programme, vermin culture, water gather, irrigation pumps and power tillers providing schemes.

Taking temporary on husbandry activities the Chief Minister was told that the assembly of apple within the body throughout last year was over 51000 tonnes, production of pear over 3000 tonnes, cherry concerning 1800 tonnes, plum over a thousand tonnes, apricot over 480 tonnes, peach 430 tonnes, grapes 277 tonnes, quince apple 641 tonnes, strawberry two tonnes and pomegranate thirty six tonnes. the assembly of walnut was concerning 5000 tonnes whereas the assembly of almond has been registered at twenty two tonnes.

Omar Abdullah was told that Rs.73 large integer are provided by manner of grant to the horticulturists for promotion and growth of husbandry activities within the body below varied schemes.

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