Rural economy

Rural economy

In order to enhance the rural economy in Jammu and Kashmir, the J & K government is doing sustained efforts for this purpose.

Recently LG Manoj Sinha took a detailed review meeting of agriculture and allied sectors.

He impressed upon the officials for dedicated IT teams to bridge the knowledge deficit, improve the reach and strengthen the inter-sectoral approach for effective implementation.

He issued instructions for using Common Service Centres as learning facilities for youth and directed for monitoring every step of HADP by constituting a dedicated and exclusive IT team with the required technical support. Directions were also passed to Banks to monitor credit disbursal at the highest level.

He called for increasing the reach of YouTube channels and to publicise the mobile applications on App download stores and also he took appraisal of the different schemes, initiatives, achievements of the Agriculture Production Department and the progress on the training, orientation, and onboarding and Skilling programs for farmers under HADP.

He directed an impact assessment of Kisan Sampark Abhiyan and explored the possibility to extend the drive beyond August so that maximum farmers are covered and maximum utilization of schemes under HADP is ensured.

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