The government of Jammu and Kashmir is very keen to provide the helping hand to the farmers and has recently reviewed readiness of the procurement portal, status of its integration with the national portal so that the farmers get maximum benefits from their produce.
He reviewed the readiness of the procurement portal and status of its integration with the national portal for Kharif Season-2021.
The government recently informed the media that the procurement portal has been available since September during which farmers’ registration took place and the J&K portal is ready for procurement also for Kharif Season-2021 which would commence from October 1 in Jammu division.
The Agriculture Department put in place all facilities at the Mandies where procurement will take place while the government has directed Food Corporation of India (FCI) to take care of the rest of the procurement process.
Regarding the integration of J&K Portal with the National Portal, the government recently informed the media that J&K has chosen the Tripura model and the same process is being followed here also.
He was concerned that procurement should be on a real-time basis so that data will be sent to the Central Portal in a hassle free manner.
He also asked SDOs to camp themselves at the designated Mandies from October 1 to 2, 2021 to sort out issues, if any, at the locations.