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Expedite allotment of shops in fruit mandis: Basharat Bukhari to officers

The minister said this during a meeting convened to review the progress of Horticulture Sector in district Rajouri besides taking up the issue regarding shifting of Fruit Mandi at Rajouri.
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Jammu | Posted : Mar 14 2018 1:18AM | Updated: Mar 14 2018 12:22AM
Expedite allotment of shops in fruit mandis: Basharat Bukhari to officers
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Horticulture Minister Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari today directed the officers to take necessary measures to make approved fruit mandies in the state functional at the earliest.

According to an official spokesperson, the minister directed the concerned to expedite allotment of slots/shops to traders/growers, take legal action against those breaching the terms and conditions of the lease besides initiating strict action against unscrupulous people/activities in accordance with the Agriculture Produce Marketing (Regulation) Act 1997 and the rules framed there under.

The minister said this during a meeting convened to review the progress of Horticulture Sector in district Rajouri besides taking up the issue regarding shifting of Fruit Mandi at Rajouri.

Minister for Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali and Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Abdul Ghani Kohli were also present in the meeting.

During the meeting, the ministers took detailed review of the progress made in the district Rajouri with regards to horticulture sector and measures, initiatives launched by the department to facilitate growers.

Bukhari taking note of the progress directed district officers of the department to keep local representatives, MLAs in loop while implementation of various schemes besides making plans for the district in consultation with these representatives.

‘MLAs are familiar with the ground realities of their areas and by taking them onboard, the efforts of the department can be channelized in right direction to attain maximum output’ the Minister asserted.

He also directed the concerned officers to regularly review the progress made on ground, besides taking measures to fill in the awareness gaps in the state.

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