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High Density Plantation

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J&K administration is keeping focus on the High Density Plantation programme so that fruit productivity is increased in the orchards of Jammu and Kashmir.

Recently, the Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agriculture Production Department, Atal Dulloo, chaired a meeting of officers to review progress on the High Density Plantation Programme.

The meeting was attended by Director Horticulture Kashmir, Director Horticulture Jammu, Director Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture (CITH), Joint Director Horticulture Kashmir, Deputy Director Horticulture Kashmir, Chief Horticulture Officers, representatives of financial institutions, private empanelled agencies and progressive orchardists.

During the meeting, a comprehensive overview of the scheme and its progress was presented by the Director of Horticulture, Kashmir.

He had detailed deliberation on implementation of the programme with valuable input from field officers, private empanelled agencies, and progressive orchardists.

He instructed all participants to ensure the achievement of targets in time under this prestigious programme. He highlighted the objectives of the High Density Plantation programme, which aims to enhance fruit crop productivity, improve fruit quality and increase the income of fruit growers.

He urged upon the private empanelled agencies and financial institutions to collaborate with the department in addressing any challenges that arise for smooth implementation of the scheme.

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