Srinagar, Sep 30:
Advisor to Governor, Farooq Khan Monday chaired 58th Board of Directors (BoD)
meeting of Jammu and Kashmir Horticulture Produce and Marketing and Processing
Corporation (JKHPMC) and 66th BoD meeting of JK Agro Industries Development
Corporation at Institute of Hotel Management here.
meetings, various decisions were taken for the revival and modernization of
Agri and Horticulture departments.
During the 58th
BoD Meeting of JKHPMC, approval was granted for operation of Apple juice plant
at Sopore at 80-85% capacity utilization.
It was also
stressed in the meeting that a financial engineering and management consultancy
will be hired for overall revival and modernisation of JKHPMC.
During the BoD
Meeting of JK Agro, the Advisor stressed on providing farming equipments to
farmers at minimum rates. He said that the quality of equipments should be
thoroughly checked before issuing them to farmers to avoid any complications in
It was informed
in the meeting that the overall sale of JK Agro in Jammu division during
2018-19 was Rs 2136.65 lakh with a net profit of Rs 21.56 lakh while the
overall sale in Kashmir division was 2644.15 lakh with a net profit of 41 lakh.
directed for applying for Geographical Indicator (GI) tagging of Kashmir Agri
products for the quality assurance and maximum benefit to the farmers.