Steady efforts are being made to advertise horticulture crops in Chhattisgarh. The state authorities is offering short-term loans to farmers producing horticulture crops at zero p.c rate of interest to the extent of three lakh rupees. Agriculture Manufacturing Commissioner Dr. Kamalpreet Singh instructed the officers of Horticulture Division to publicize the schemes of horticulture in addition to the short-term facility being given on zero p.c curiosity for horticulture crops. He was addressing the assessment assembly of Horticulture Division immediately. Within the assembly, Director of Horticulture Division, Mr. Matheswaran V. Different senior officers had been additionally current.
Agriculture Manufacturing Commissioner mentioned within the assembly that an incentive of Rs 10,000 per acre is being given for taking different crops instead of paddy, this also needs to be publicised. Dr. Singh, whereas reviewing the flagship scheme of the division, mentioned that for the sale of the merchandise ready in Gothans, varied close by establishments like faculties, ashrams, camps (BSF, Central and different police forces), Group gardens needs to be linked with establishments like hostels, hospitals, anganwadis and so on. He additionally directed the officers of the Horticulture Division to ship the samples of Jimikand and Jackfruit from the division to Bhabha Atomic Analysis Heart (I.T.B.) Mumbai for irradiation course of in relation to rising the shelf lifetime of horticulture merchandise.
Agriculture Manufacturing Commissioner Dr. Kamalpreet Singh mentioned that beekeeping, a element of the Nationwide Horticulture Mission, needs to be carried out in districts having extra forest space in coordination with the Forest Division. He directed all of the District Magistrates that out of the quantity supplied to the districts, the state funded schemes needs to be accomplished first, then the centrally sponsored schemes and after the completion of each the schemes, the DMF merchandise needs to be used. Reviewing the Udyaniki Mitra scheme, Dr. Singh mentioned that details about the scheme run by the Division of Horticulture needs to be supplied within the greater secondary faculties, in order that the curiosity of horticulture among the many college students of the faculties will improve and after getting the college training, the scholars will likely be educated. By benefiting from departmental schemes, agricultural works also needs to be adopted as employment. He instructed all of the district degree officers to make sure one hundred pc monetary success of the works finished underneath all of the state and centrally sponsored schemes earlier than the month of March. Together with this, he requested to finish the work associated to horticulture coaching and tour underneath the state and centrally sponsored schemes.
Within the assembly, it was directed to finish the provision for the following 12 months 2023-24 for group going through, a element of the state-funded scheme, within the Kharif season. On this regard, it was requested to converge with the farmers chosen underneath the Nationwide Mission on Edible Oil scheme for group going through and provides them the advantages of the scheme. Reviewing the Nationwide Mission on Edible Oil-Oil Palm scheme, Dr. Singh gave directions to profit most farmers underneath the scheme. Together with this, to make sure the provision of planting materials, it was additionally requested to enter right into a contract with different progressive establishments.
Throughout the assessment of the Nationwide Agriculture Growth Scheme, he mentioned that after discussing with the districts, the goal of the parts which couldn’t be fulfilled by the districts within the 12 months 2022-23 needs to be modified and allotted to different districts. Within the assembly Shri Matheswaran V was knowledgeable in regards to the allocation and up to date expenditure obtained for varied schemes run underneath the division. Within the assembly Further Director Horticulture Mr. Bhupendra Kumar Pandey, Joint Director Horticulture Mr. VK Chaturvedi, Joint Director (Engineering) Mr. MP Awadhiya, Deputy Director Horticulture (Dy) Mr. Neeraj Kumar Shaha and Mr. Manoj Kumar Ambasht and deputy and assistants of all of the districts. Director Horticulture was current.