Govt Appoints Dr Angamuthu As Member Of J&K’s Apex Committee To Frame Comprehensive Agricultural Policy

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has appointed Dr M Angamuthu as a member of the Union Territory Level Apex Committee for recommending a suitable policy regime for promotion of export oriented agricultural commodities from the Union territory.

According to Government Order No.: 1589-JK(GAD) of 2022  Dr M Angamuthu, IAS, Chairman, APEDA, New Delhi shall also be the Member of the Union Territory Level Apex Committee constituted in terms of Government Order No.985 -JK(GAD) dated. 30.8.2022, for recommending a suitable policy regime for promotion of export oriented agricultural commodities from the Union territory of Jammu & Kashmir.

It is further ordered that the following shall be the additional Goals & Targets for next 5 years for committee:

“a.Increase agricultural exports from 190 Crores to 3000 Crores from J&K, b. Diversify export base and increase high value and value added agricultural exports, c. Promote“Brand JK”for its uniqueness and quality, d. Promote novel Ethnic, Traditional, Organic and Non-Traditional agricultural products, e. Enable and empower Farmers for Export opportunities, ” it said.

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