Jammu and Kashmir: Agricultural products will reach the cities directly from the farm, the agreement between the park and JKTPO

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News Desk, Amar Ujala, Jammu

Published by: Prashant Kumar
Updated Thu, 10 Jun 2021 01:06 PM IST

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In the MoU signing program, Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Managing Director Ashish Kumar Chauhan said that 200 youths of Jammu and Kashmir have been trained in banking, financial services and insurance sector.

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha
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In Jammu and Kashmir, agricultural produce will be procured directly from the farm. The farm produce will be processed and delivered to the consumers. This will give better price to the farmers and quality products to the consumers.

In the presence of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, the MoU was signed between the Principal Secretary, Agriculture Department, Naveen Kumar Chauri, Policy Advocacy Research Center (Park) and Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization on Wednesday. In the first phase, procurement and processing units of millets and pulses will be set up from Rajori, Poonch and Banihal sub-divisions. More products will be added in other districts in the next phases.

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha termed the MoU as a milestone. He said that in Jammu and Kashmir, value addition would be done by combining the production of agriculture and horticulture sector with processing. Such decisions are proving to be decisive in the direction of speeding up the economic development in the state.

The Lieutenant Governor said that the agreement between the Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization and the Park is opening up new opportunities for business and investment. A better environment is being given in the state in terms of ease of doing business and investment priority. Concrete steps are also being taken towards doubling the income of the farmers.

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In Jammu and Kashmir, agricultural produce will be procured directly from the farm. The farm produce will be processed and delivered to the consumers. This will give better price to the farmers and quality products to the consumers.

In the presence of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, the MoU was signed between the Principal Secretary, Agriculture Department, Naveen Kumar Chauri, Policy Advocacy Research Center (Park) and Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization on Wednesday. In the first phase, procurement and processing units of millets and pulses will be set up from Rajori, Poonch and Banihal sub-divisions. More products will be added in other districts in the next phases.

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha termed the MoU as a milestone. He said that in Jammu and Kashmir, value addition would be done by combining the production of agriculture and horticulture sector with processing. Such decisions are proving to be decisive in the direction of speeding up the economic development in the state.

The Lieutenant Governor said that the agreement between the Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization and the Park is opening up new opportunities for business and investment. A better environment is being given in the state in terms of ease of doing business and investment priority. Concrete steps are also being taken towards doubling the income of the farmers.

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