A- A A+
Last Updated : Sep 24 2020 4:10PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Health & happiness of all is hidden in ‘ Fitness Ki Doz, Aadha Ghanta Roz’ mantra : PM Modi            PM releases ‘Age -Appropriate Fitness Protocols’ on first anniversary of Fit India Movement            President Ram Nath Kovind confers NSS Awards for 2018-19            Farmers Bills will give freedom to farmers to sell their produce outside APMC Mandis: Agriculture Minister            COVID-19 recovery rate reaches to 81.55 per cent in country           

State News

Sep 07, 2020
9:21PM

Fruits & vegetables in J&K covered under 'Operation Green's TOP to TOTAL' scheme

AIR
In Jammu and Kashmir, what could be termed as a shot in arm for farmers of J&K, the Centre has brought majority of fruits and vegetables grown in Jammu under a fresh initiative of Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.
 
Almost all fruits and vegetables in J&K are covered under the 'Operation Green's TOP to TOTAL' scheme.
 
The announcement of new initiative is aimed at to support farmers of Fruits and Vegetables under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan in order to prevent distress sales, Price stabilization interventions under Central Sector Scheme- "Operation Greens" which has been extended from Tomato, Onion and Potato (TOP) to all notified fruits and vegetables (TOTAL) for a period of six months on pilot basis.
 
The fruits and vegetables notified in J&K are Apple, Almond, Pear, Capsicum, Carrot,Cucumber, Okra, Orange, Kinnow and Lemon.
 
Under the scheme Union Food Processing Industries Ministry will provide subsidy of 50% of the cost of transportation of notified crops from production clusters to consumption centres and/or the cost of hiring of appropriate storage facilities for a period of upto 3 months for notified crops, if the price of the crop falls below the average price of last three years or 15% below the last year's price.

 

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 24 (Sep) Midday News 24 (Sep) Evening News 23 (Sep) Hourly 24 (Sep) (1500hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 24 (Sep) दोपहर समाचार 24 (Sep) समाचार संध्या 23 (Sep) प्रति घंटा समाचार 24 (Sep) (1310hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 24 (Sep) Khabrein(Day) 24 (Sep) Khabrein(Eve) 23 (Sep)
Aaj Savere 24 (Sep) Parikrama 23 (Sep)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 23 (Sep) Samayki 9 (Aug) Sports Scan 23 (Sep) Spotlight/News Analysis 23 (Sep) Employment News 23 (Sep) World News 23 (Sep) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 23 (Sep) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 19 (Sep) North East Diary 20 (Sep)