The Government of Jammu and Kashmir is trying its best to increase the income of farmers by introducing new schemes and strategies on the ground.
Recently LG Manoj Sinha talked about the efforts of his administration to make the farming viable and economically good for an average farmer so that he lives a good life along with his family.
He said that the Dairy, Livestock, Poultry & Fisheries can become engines of high growth, and emphasized the need to make massive efforts for creating awareness amongst the farmers to tap its tremendous potential and benefit from several schemes of the centre and J&K.
In the last two years, we have come out with a viable strategy to achieve the historic task of ensuring higher incomes to our farmers. We have overcome several hurdles to sustain a higher rate of agriculture & allied sectors growth and made it more equitable and inclusive.
He urged the high-powered committee of agricultural scientists being constituted under the chairmanship of renowned scientist, Dr. Mangala Rai, to prepare a futuristic blueprint which can be implemented in the next three years.
He highlighted the steps taken to exploit untapped opportunities offered by horticulture and ensure an end-to-end approach from plantation to post-harvest management and processing to marketing in order to increase the quality production and exports.