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Minister for Horticulture Syed Basharat Bukhari meets N. N. Vohra

Rouf Pampori

Rouf Pampori

5 Dariya News

Jammu , 05 Dec 2017

Sh. Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari, Minister for Horticulture, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.h. Bukhari apprised the Governor about several important issues relating to the rapid advancement of Horticulture sector which has a very high potential for generating surpluses and enlarging employment opportunities in the State. Governor stressed on Sh. Bukhari the need to exploit the enormous scope for establishing fruit processing units all over the Valley and attending to the protection and diversification of horticulture products.Keeping in view the very large increase in apple production which is bound to take place in the next few years, when the first lot of high density plantation start bearing fruit, Governor advised Sh. Bukhari to undertake timely advance planning for the establishment, by growers and entrepreneurs, the requisite cold chain for preservation of the fruit till it is marketed at maximum gain in late winter. Side by side, processing units should also be set up.


Tags: NN Vohra , Syed Basharat Bukhari



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