Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agriculture Production Department (APD), Atal Dulloo, chaired a meeting to review the progress of Famers Produce Organisations (FPOs) of Kashmir Division.
Secretary in APD, representatives of MD NCDC, MD Small Farmers Agri-Business Consortium, MD Agriculture Cooperative Marketing Federation of India, New Delhi, Director General Planning (APD), Director Finance (APD), representatives of NABARD, Director Sheep Husbandry Kashmir, MD, JK Agro Industries Development Corporation, Director Horticulture Kashmir, Director Floriculture Kashmir, Director Agriculture Kashmir, Director Fisheries J&K, Chief Executives of FPOs and other concerned attended the meeting in person and through virtual mode.
During the meeting, the heads of several FPOs from the Kashmir division presented an overview of their respective organizations viz product, membership, shareholders, training, preparation of business plans, etc.
They also informed the meeting about the farmers registered with their FPOs, turnover, funding and implementation of the FPOs.
The meeting held a threadbare discussion of all the aspects of FPOs and their functioning, while the ACS also received several inputs from the FPOs, schemes implementation, and future plans.
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