Crescent Kashmir

Agriculture sector

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The J & K government is trying to push agriculture and allied sectors to a new horizon of opportunities.

Recently a buyer seller meet was held in Jammu and in it big players of the market participated.

J&K government is trying to transform the agriculture and allied sectors to provide new opportunities to farmers so that they get maximum profit on their produce

Recently ACS appreciated the efforts and achievements of the department in e-NAM Trade and informed that the UT has achieved a pivotal position in Inter-state e-NAM trade in a very short span of 3 months. He underscored the importance of encouraging processing to garner better returns and hoped that the buyers would evince keen interest in the unique and high-quality produce of J&K.

He shared that the government has recently constituted a Marketing Board for facilitating the regulation of mandis and conferred various powers to the Board and the director Horticulture, Planning and Marketing, J&K. The unified licensing has been approved as also the declaration of CA stores/warehouses/stores of FPOs/Cooperatives as sub-yards of Mandis for undergoing trade on e-NAM.

He said the HP&M has moved towards a transparent e-auction system for allocation of space in mandis and e-NAM trade has increased from less than Rs 1 crore to over Rs 23 crore in a span of 3-4 months, besides taking lead at the national level in inter-state e-NAM Trade.

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