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Agriculture and allied sectors are being promoted by the J&K government and the administration is trying to clear many projects in this sector under NABARD funding.

Recently, the Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agriculture Production Department, chaired a meeting at the Civil Secretariat to review sponsorship of projects under NABARD funding.

He had an overview of ongoing projects under NABARD in different departments. He also held detailed discussion regarding progress achieved, so far, on various projects in agriculture and allied sectors, as well as SKUAST Jammu and Kashmir.

He reviewed the status of sponsorship of projects to NABARD for 2023-24 besides taking stock of identification of new projects to be submitted to the Finance Department.

He approved several projects to be undertaken in the Union Territory under NABARD.

Emphasizing the importance of timely action, Dulloo urged the CGM NABARD to prepare a final list of projects and submit it to the finance department as soon as possible.

Regarding apple marketing, he instructed the Director Horticulture (P&M) to organize a buyer-seller meet prior to the harvesting season. This proactive approach aims to maximize the benefits for stakeholders after the harvest season, he maintained.

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