|Early Times Report |
SRINAGAR, Aug 3: The Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today reviewed the functioning of Horticulture department and status of centrally sponsored schemes presently run in the State.
The meeting was attended by Secretary Horticulture, Director Horticulture Jammu, Kashmir, Director Finance, Director Horticulture Planning and Marketing.
The Secretary Horticulture informed the Advisor (G) that in last decade there has been a substantial increase in area, growth and yield in annual fruit production in the State. "As many as 13 fruits and vegetable markets are presently functioning in the State, while development of 20 markets is underway," the Secretary said.
The Advisor reviewed the status of funding and expenditure made in central schemes including "Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), Prime Minister's Development Package (PMDP), executed in the State. Sindhu Sharma to become first woman judge of Jammu and Kashmir.