Principal Secy APD reviews physical, financial progress of HADP, CAPEX, CSS projects

JAMMU: Principal Secretary, Agriculture Production Department (APD), Shailendra Kumar, chaired a meeting at Conference Hall of Directorate of Agriculture here to assess the progress achieved under various ongoing developmental projects of APD.

The meeting mainly focused on evaluating the physical and financial milestones attained under the Holistic Agriculture Development Programme (HADP), CAPEX, Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS), and Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) of JKCIP for the financial year 2024-25.

Director Agriculture Jammu, Director Horticulture Jammu, Director Horticulture (P&M) Jammu, Managing Director JKAGROS, Director Command Area Development Jammu, Joint Directors, Chief Agriculture and Horticulture Officers and other concerned  officers attended the meeting.

Addressing the officers during the meeting, the Principal Secretary emphasized on the importance of these projects in fostering agricultural growth and enhancing rural livelihoods across the region.

He impressed upon the officers to commit themselves towards achieving the targeted outcomes within stipulated timelines, ensuring optimal utilization of allocated resources and seamless coordination among all stakeholders involved.

The Principal Secretary called upon the officers to expedite the ongoing works on these projects so that required benefits are provided to farming community.

During the meeting, the departmental heads, project managers and financial controllers provided detailed updates on the implementation status, challenges encountered and strategies to expedite pending activities under these schemes.

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