Fri. Mar 1st, 2024


Fazilka-Punjab Horticulture Minister S. Chetan Singh Jauramajra, on Friday, emphasised that the Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann-led authorities is devoted to fostering horticulture within the state.

Addressing the considerations of Kinnu growers at Citrus Estate Abohar, the Cabinet Minister assured swift decision of their points, directing the District Mandi Officer to make sure correct functioning of the mandi. He categorically emphasised taking authorized motion towards anybody impeding farmers in getting satisfactory worth by making a pool and instructed officers to supply J-Forms promptly to farmers after promoting crops on the Kinnu Mandi.

While assuring the farmers that their marketing-related points can be completely addressed, the Cabinet Minister inspired producers to have interaction in group gardening, emphasizing collaborative efforts in processing and advertising their crops to spice up their revenue. S. Jauramajra assured farmers that the Punjab authorities would supply complete help along with the present subsidy framework. Stressing on the essential function of canal water in horticulture, he assured the farmers that the state authorities is dedicated for making certain full canal water provide to cater to the wants of horticulturists. The Cabinet Minister recommended farmers to undertake drip irrigation system to preserve most water and pure sources for the longer term generations. He introduced that plans are additionally being ready to put in photo voltaic pump programs on water tanks used for drip irrigation system in Kinnu fields.

S. Jauramajra assured that the Horticulture Department’s numerous schemes can be reviewed to extend subsidies for farmers based mostly on up to date wants. Besides this, new schemes shall be initiated to deal with rising necessities. The cupboard minister mentioned that the Punjab authorities is providing a 40 p.c subsidy for setting up chilly storage items to retailer fruits, enabling farmers to have interaction in self-marketing and enhance their earnings. He assured to implement methods to maximise advantages for farmers related to Punjab Agro juice manufacturing facility.

Later, the Cabinet Minister inspected the kinnu fields and gained insights into the crop’s situation. During this interplay, the farmers expressed gratitude in the direction of Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann authorities for constantly offering ample canal water, resulting in a bumper Kinnu crop.

Deputy Commissioner Dr. Senu Duggal, Director Horticulture Mrs. Shailender Kaur, Former MLA Arun Narang, ADC (G) Ravinder Singh Arora, Assistant Director Horticulture Jagtar Singh, Inderjit Singh Bajaj, Sunil Sachdeva Chairman District Planning Board had been additionally current on this event.

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