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JammuCS reviews implementation of projects under HADP

CS reviews implementation of projects under HADP


Tawi, Jan 16: Chief Secretary, Atal Dulloo today reviewed the major achievements and progress on the implementation of all the 29 projects and sub-projects of the Holistic Development Program (HADP) here in the UT through different Project Grounding & Monitoring Committees (PGMCs) headed by senior officers of the UT administration.

Besides the Principal Secretary, Agriculture Production Department, the meeting was attended by the Vice Chancellors, SKUAST K/J; MD, HADP; Deputy Commissioners; Chairmen PGMCs; concerned HoDs; Bank representatives and other officers.

He directed the two agricultural varsities to make short informational demonstrating the essential ingredients and processes of each agricultural activity for the awareness of farmers. He asked each Deputy Commissioner to generate awareness about the benefits of this program in their areas especially on the occasions of Block diwasheld across panchayats and attended by farmers in large numbers.

While speaking about this massive programDulloomade out that all the projects have been tailored out to bring maximum benefit to the farmers here. He observed that the projects are inclusive of different components for development of agriculture sector and many folds enhancement in the income of our farmers.

He advisedfor making the procedure for submission of applications simple, sticking purely to the guidelines delineated under the program. He asked for close monitoring of the progress by each PGMC chairperson in collaboration with the concerned Deputy Commissioner. He asked for meeting targets without fail as per the set timeline of this program.

He revealed that under the first phase of the ‘KisanSamparkAbhiyan' conducted between 24th of April and 31st August last year around 5,10,000 farmers were covered across 3697 panchayats. Moreover under block level youth orientation programme more than 19000 youth were contacted to map their skillsets and interests in farming. He also made out that the rest of panchayats are being covered underphase 2nd to reach out to all the areas of the UT.

Further it was made out that till now 52693 applications have been received on the Kisan Sathi portal with registration of 50662 farmers. It was apprised that 43831 applications have been received in Agriculture sector, 1214 in horticulture and 14472 in Livestock production.

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