The government of Jammu and Kashmir is trying to allow new projects in the horticulture and agriculture sector, especially cold stores for the fruit and vegetables.
In this direction recently J&K government approved several projects linked to activities of establishment of CA store units, Food Processing Units of private entrepreneurs under MIDH Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture.
Recently the Government of India approved the action plan for an amount of Rs 51.99 crore under MIDH of Annual Plan for the year 2021-22.
Government has called upon the officers to make the utilization of earmarked funds judiciously within given time lines.
In a recent review meeting the officers were informed about the distribution of major activities of approved action plan among the line departments including nurseries, area expansion, rejuvenation, creation of water resources, protected cultivation, promotion of INM, beekeeping etc.
SLEC also accorded approval to several projects linked to activities like establishment of CA store units, Food Processing Units of private entrepreneurs under MIDH.
Government recently discussed the approval of the projects received from entrepreneurs/corporations for assistance under MIDH and it was revealed that five projects have been approved by the EMC of MIDH held recently.