Five CA Storage approved, more in pipeline

SRINAGAR: The government on Friday approved five CA Storages and asked for documentation of others to be furnished so as to facilitate their sanctioning
This after a meeting of EMC was held under the Chairmanship of Additional Secretary, GoI in which Mission Director MIDH, J&K-Mr. Ajaz Ahmad Bhat KAS participated through VC.
During the meeting after threadbare discussion, 5 CA Storage projects of J&K State were approved and in respect of other projects it was advised that necessary documents be furnished at an earliest so that these projects are sanctioned.
The statement said that the Cold Store plays an important role in post-harvest management and brings better remuneration to the farmers. J&K Government has launched an ambitious high density Apple plantation programme, with a view to increase the production of A Grade Apple, which will demand more CA storage facilities.
J&K Horticulture Department with an intention of attracting more investors for setting up of more CA Storage facilities in Union Territory has introduced a scheme for additional subsidy on setting up of CA Stores.
Accordingly many entrepreneurs have ventured for setting up of CA Stores their DPRs after approval were sent to GoI for sanction. Further, Government of India has desired to provide the detail of land for establishment of PEQ facility which should be sufficient for 8 lac plants.

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