Srinagar: Stating that Central Government is ready to provide all possible help and support to farmers, Union Minister for Agriculture Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday said that with the existence of spice park the income out of the saffron production growers has doubled.
An official spokesman a delegation led by Tomar visited Indian International Trade Saffron Spice Park.
He said Tomar assured that central government is ready to provide all possible help and support to the farmers.
With the existence of Spice Park the income out of saffron production of growers has doubled, the minister said adding center will provide all kind of facilities and assistance to the farmers that will make the lives of our farmers prosperous.
Tomar accompanied by Minister of State (MoS) for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Kailash Choudhary and Minister of State (MoS) for Agriculture Shobha Karandlaje today to spice park where they inspected various departments of the processing unit.
In addition to the Stigma Separation Center, they also inspected the Drawing, grading, packing and E-Auction Centers at the park.
During the programme the delegation of ministers also spoke to the farmers, during which the farmers presented their grievances and issues before the visiting dignitaries. The farmers were assured that the government will take up the issues on priority to resolve the legitimate demands of the farmers.
Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor Farooq Ahmad Khan, Principal Secretary Agriculture Production Naveen Kumar Chaudhry, District Development Commissioner Pulwama Baseer-ul-Haq Chaudhry, Director Agriculture Kashmir Muhammad Iqbal Chaudhry and other officials, besides a good number of farmers also participated in the interaction program.