Under Brand JK, Govt to increase Agri exports from 190 Cr to 3000 Cr
Post by Sameer Showkin Lone on Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Srinagar, Dec 27: Under the theme Brand JK, the government has started exploring options to increase the Agricultural export from J&K to Rs 3000 Crore.
In this regard, a Union Territory Level Apex Committee (UTLAC) has been framed for a comprehensive Agriculture Policy for holistic development of Agriculture and Allied Sectors.
According to the Government order issued today by the General Administration Department, Dr. M. Angamuthu, IAS, Chairman, APEDA, New Delhi shall also be the Member of the Union Territory Level Apex Committee.
The Committee will recommend a suitable policy regime for promotion of export oriented agricultural commodities from the Union territory of Jammu & Kashmir.
Apart from increasing agricultural exports, the Committee will set Goals & Targets for next five years.
The diversification of the export base and increase high value and value added agricultural exports, Promote BrandJK for its uniqueness and quality, promote novel Ethnic, Traditional, Organic and Non-Traditional agricultural products and enable and empower farmers for export opportunities are among the key targets, as per the official details.