Boosting agriculture

Boosting agriculture


After the sanction to the many projects under integrated development of agriculture and allied sector, J&K administration is working on the ground for the boost to agriculture.

The J&K government has taken a major step towards boosting the agriculture and allied sectors with the recent launch of Holistic Agriculture Development Program (HADP). This comprehensive program was expertly drafted by a team of Technical Working Groups under the guidance of Agriculture Production Department, led by the distinguished scientist Dr. Mangla Rai, former DG of ICAR.

The HADP is a comprehensive program that aims to address various challenges faced by the agriculture and allied sectors including the dairy industry in J&K besides providing ample employment opportunities for the local population.

The J&K government is committed towards supporting the dairy sector and ensuring its sustainable growth, thereby contributing to the overall economic development of the UT.

The HADP encompasses 29 innovative projects, including a visionary plan for dairy development in J&K over next 5 years. This dairy development project focuses on one of the most critical components: increasing milk productivity through wider implementation of Artificial Insemination (AI) by involving private AI workers. By successfully executing this intervention, the J&K government hopes to achieve a remarkable growth in average annual milk productivity, from 2380 litres to 4300 litres, by 2027.

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