Attal Dulloo reviews modalities for launch of Parvaaz scheme
Srinagar: Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) Agriculture Production Department Atal Dulloo Friday chaired a meeting of officers to discuss the modalities for the launch of Parvaaz scheme at Civil Secretariat here.
Speaking during the meeting, Dulloo stressed upon the officers that the scheme should be implemented in letter and spirit as it possesses tremendous potential for uplifting the economic conditions of the farmers.
He also asked the officers to inform maximum people about the significance of this scheme so that an ample number of farmers can take benefits out of it.
Dulloo impressed upon the officers that the farmers should be facilitated and the documentation work related to the scheme should be made easy besides the subsidy for the farmers provided under the scheme should be timely paid to the farmers.
During the meeting, it was informed that the rates have been finalized for routes like Srinagar/Jammu to Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Dubai. It was also informed in the meeting that JKHPMC will be the implementing agency in the horticulture department.
Pertinently, the Parvaaz scheme was launched by the Government with an aim to create market linkage support for shipment of Agriculture and Horticulture perishables being harvested in Jammu and Kashmir through Air Cargo.
Under the scheme, 25 per cent subsidy on freight charges is given for carrying perishable fruits harvested in Jammu and Kashmir for shipment through Air Cargo. The subsidy will be provided to farmers through DBT mode.