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DDC Shopian calls a meeting with fruit growers association
jkupdate.com | 01-Nov-2018 04:12 PM
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  • To discuss important issues concerning district Shopian, the District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Dr Owais Ahmed convened a meeting with fruit growers association here at Mini Secretriat Arhama Shopian.




SHOPIAN:To discuss important issues concerning district Shopian, the District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Dr Owais Ahmed convened a meeting with fruit growers association here at Mini Secretriat Arhama Shopian.

Among others the meeting was attended by, Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian Shabir Ahmad, Executive Officer Municipal Committee Shopian, Assistant Regional Transport Officer Shopian, President Fruit Growers Association, Mohammad Amin Peer and other concerned.

The issue of timely completion of Mega Fruit Mandi at Aglar Shopian was discussed in the meeting. The problems of street vendors was also discussed in detail and all the members in the meeting unanimously proposed for identification of a suitable market place, which could provide for “sustainable solution to the problem and also ease the burden on the town streets”.

The DDC was informed of the immense annual contribution to the tune of Rs. 9500 crores that district makes in the state economy and the low budgetary allocation made for the district in every plan.

Looking into the contribution of horticulture in the economy of the district, the DDC congratulated the Fruit Mandi Association for having good crop this year. He assured of continuous assistance to the Mandi so as to ensure that the maximum gains are achieved. He also directed the ARTO, EO Municipal Committee Shopian, Officials of traffic police to ensure smooth flow of traffic outside Mandi.

The Fruit Mandi Association expressed his gratitude for constant support from district administration and assured their full support.

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