Srinagar: Secretary, Horticulture Manzoor Ahmad Lone today made an extensive tour to Fruit Mandi Kulgam and under construction Fruit Mandi at Jablipora, Anantnag.
He was accompanied by Director Horticulture Kashmir, Director Horticulture (P&M), Managing Director, JKHPMC and other District Level officers.
During the tour, the Secretary interacted with members of the fruit growers Association and other stakeholders. The fruit growers put-forth various demands before the Secretary Horticulture who assured that their genuine demands shall be looked into.
During the visit to Fruit Mandi Jablipora in District Anantnag, the Secretary directed Executive Engineer Horticulture (P&M) to expedite the pace of work. Secretary Horticulture exhorted the private entrepreneurs to come forward for the establishment of C.A. stores, Food Processing units, cardboard units for the overall development of the Horticulture sector. The department shall ensure that available incentives under various schemes are provided to entrepreneurs without any difficulty.