Press Trust of India

Centre extends price stabilisation interventions in JK

Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size Text Size Print This Page
Reading Time: < 1 minute

Srinagar: The Centre has extended the price stabilisation interventions under the Operation Greens scheme for fruit and vegetables produced in Jammu and Kashmir to extend support to the farmers and prevent distress sale.
“As part of the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, GoI announces extension of price stabilisation interventions under ‘Operation Greens’ scheme to all notified fruit and vegetables; the initiative will support fruit and vegetable farmers and prevent distress sale,” Jammu and Kashmir government said in a tweet on Monday.
According to Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s order, the ministry will bear 50 per cent of the transportation cost from productions clusters to consumption centres or cost for storage of the produce up to three months, if the price of the crop falls below the average of last three years or below 15 per cent of last year’s price.
The fruits and vegetables covered under the scheme in Jammu and Kashmir include apple, pear, almond, capsicum, carrot, cucumber, okra, orange, kinnow and lemon. (PTI)

Press Trust of India

Press Trust of India is lead news agency of India

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *