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Gets ‘Award of Excellence’ in “International Workshop on Value Addition & Agro Processing” Srinagar: Horticulture being the core sector of agriculture is considered as the backbone of JK economy contributing over 8 per cent towards Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of JK besides generating employment avenues for the young generation. The official data reveals that in Kashmir division 700,000 farming families consisting of 35 lakh souls are directly and indirectly associated with this Sector. To give…

Srinagar: In an important step towards the promotion of horticulture produce of Jammu and Kashmir and to take it to the global market, the JK administration on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED), the apex organization of marketing cooperatives for agricultural produce in India. The MoU with NAFED is seen as a game-changer for the horticulture sector in Jammu and Kashmir. High-density plantation…

Shopian: Days after two siblings from Kulgam district went missing outside JK, who were later traced, four more people belonging to south Kashmir’s Shopian district have gone missing, a day before. The missing youth have been identified as Yawar Ahmad Wani, son of Ghulam Mohammed Wani, Dawood Ahmad Thoker, son of Mohammed Yousuf Thoker, both residents of Chakoora Shopian, Sumer Ahmad Shah, son of Abdul Hamid Shah, resident of Shahlatoo and Arif Bilal Dar, resident…