Jauamajra begins touring Punjab to make state primary in horticulture

Jauamajra begins touring Punjab to make state primary in horticulture

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Authorities led by the Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is boosting the horticulture and meals processing sectors in an effort to make horticulture, a worthwhile enterprise, herald crop diversification and enhance farmers’ revenue. This could result in employment avenues at doorsteps for the youth. This was disclosed by the Horticulture and Meals Processing Minister Chetan Singh Jauramajra whereas visiting an exhibition of flowers at village Niyamatpura in Malerkotla District.

The Minister mentioned {that a} sum of Rs. 253 crore has been provisioned within the finances of 2023-24 (FY) for encouraging horticulture and 5 horticulture estates are being developed at Ludhiana, Gurdaspur, Patiala, Bathinda and Faridkot at a value of Rs. 40 crore. Underneath the agriculture infrastructure fund scheme chalked out for enterprise initiatives associated to horticulture, Rs. 2500 crore value initiatives have been obtained. To be able to financially assist the folks engaged in flower cultivation in addition to boosting the seed manufacturing, making good the deficiency of storage labourers, sowing and harvesting of the seeds, an help of Rs. 35000 Per Hectare is being given in respect of two.5 acres land holding. Additionally, below the Bhav Antar Bhugtan Yojna, 5 greens comparable to Potato, Peas, Chillies, Tomato and Cabbage are being lined in order to make sure that the farmers get honest worth of their produce, added Jauramajra.

On the event, MLA Amargarh Prof. Jaswant Singh Gajjanmajra, MLA Malerkotla Dr. Jameel ur Rahman, MLA Nabha Gurdev Singh Mann, and Director Horticulture Shailinder Kaur have been additionally current. All of them thanked the Minister.

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