SHOPIAN: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Owais Ahmed on Thursday convened a meeting with fruit growers association here at Mini Secretariat, Arhama.
The issue of timely completion of ‘Mega Fruit Mandi’ at Aglar was discussed in the meeting. The issue of street vendors was also discussed in detail. All the members in the meeting unanimously proposed for identification of a suitable market place, an official handout read.
Underscoring 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 to ensure maximum gains. He also directed the ARTO, EO Municipal Committee Shopian, officials of traffic police to ensure smooth flow of traffic outside the mandi, the handout read.